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HOSA - Future Health Professionals

2021-2022 National HOSA Theme:
"Shatter All Expectations"

2020-2022 National HOSA Service Project:
"Be The Match"

PURPOSE: The purpose of the HOSA organization is to develop leadership and technical HOSA skill competencies through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition, which is an integral part of the health science education instructional program.

MISSION: The mission of HOSA is to empower future health professionals to become leaders in the global health community through education, collaboration and experience.

MEMBERSHIP: HOSA has more than 240,000 members in approximately 5,100 chartered chapters in 53 state associations, including American Samoa, Canada, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Puerto Rico, China and Japan.

Oklahoma has a membership of more than 8,180, including middle school, secondary, postsecondary and collegiate students; professional members; and alumni members.

Membership Benefits and Opportunities

HOSA assists members to achieve the following:

  • Develop effective leadership qualities and skills.
  • Build self-confidence, motivation and enthusiasm.
  • Strengthen academic and technical skills.
  • Create friendships and social networks.
  • Participate in community service activities.
  • Set realistic career and educational goals.
  • Expand communication and teamwork skills.
  • Develop workplace readiness skills.
  • Understand current health care issues.

HOSA members have the following opportunities:

  • Celebrate competitive events program accomplishments.
  • Apply for HOSA scholarships and recognition.
  • Travel to regional, state and national conferences.
  • Serve as local, regional, state and national officers.
  • Build their resumes.
  • Collaborate with health professionals and future employers.

Oklahoma HOSA State Adviser - Debbie Bennett

Oklahoma Membership Affiliation

Important Dates

National HOSA Website

New Adviser Resources


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