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JOINING HOSA

HOSA-Future Health Professionals is a student organization that encourages students interested in the field of health care to pursue their goals, develop their skills and cultivate networks within their chosen field.

HOSA membership is a part of an instructional program that prepares students for a health care career. Such programs can be found in:

  • High Schools

  • Technical Schools

  • Community Colleges

  • Universities

 

HOW TO GET INVOLVED

HOW TO JOIN IF YOUR SCHOOL ALREADY HAS A CHAPTER

Contact the chapter advisor and obtain membership information.

HOW TO JOIN IF YOUR SCHOOL DOES NOT HAVE A CHAPTER

If your school has a health science program but no HOSA chapter, talk to the health career program instructor about starting a HOSA chapter. Many instructors respond favorably to students who wish to take responsibility for their leadership development. Talk with the instructor about possible alternatives that would enable your school to make available the important opportunities that HOSA membership offers.

HOW TO JOIN IF YOU ARE AT A COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY THAT DOES NOT HAVE A CHAPTER

The best option is to find a group of healthcare majors and organize a HOSA chapter. You will want to follow the rules of your school in starting a new club or service organization. You will also need a faculty member to agree to serve as your chapter advisor.

RESOURCES FOR STARTING A HOSA CHAPTER

WHY JOIN HOSA?

HOSA provides members with unique and fulfilling experiences that encourage personal growth and inspire new passions. Once you're a member of HOSA, you have the opportunity to attend multiple conferences where you will compete, learn and engage with student leaders, health professionals and advisors from around the country. As a member, you also have access to a wide variety of resources that will help you find your niche in the health care industry. National HOSA has now partnered with STEM Premier to provide members with access to an online portfolio where they can not only apply for scholarships and colleges but they can also learn more about themselves and their unique talents.

This organization facilitates student growth through a variety of one in a lifetime experiences that push students to get outside their comfort zone and thrive! We encourage anyone interested in health professions join today and start their journey as future health professional.