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Oklahoma CareerTech Student Organizations

Making a Difference

Achieve goals through one of seven co-curricular CareerTech Student Organizations and the National Technical Honor Society. Each of these organizations is integral to the Oklahoma CareerTech System.

Student organizations provide opportunities for personal growth and scholastic achievement, as well as developing skills in public speaking, planning and organizing.

Members work on various community projects, competitive events, leadership activities, and meet other students who share similar interests. Many students enjoy membership in more than one group.

Where do you see yourself?

View the "Making a Difference" webpage.

2018 CTSO Calendar-sm

BPA - Business Professionals of America

Oklahoma BPA Logo 2014
Business and Information Technology Education
Today’s students. Tomorrow’s business professionals.
2013 officers
Meridian Tech students learning audio recording.

Oklahoma BPA, affiliated with  Business, Marketing and Information Technology Education, during 2016-2017 . . .

  • 6,310   BPA members
  • 301      Local BPA chapters in high schools and technology center
  • 381      BPA members inducted into National Technical Honor Society

DECA - Marketing Student Organization

Oklahoma DECA
View course offerings in . . . Marketing
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management.
2014 -deca-officers
DECA students


Oklahoma DECA, affiliated with Marketing Education, during 2016-2017. . .

  • 2,040     DECA members
  • 35         Local DECA chapters in high schools and technology centers
  • 38         DECA members inducted into National Technical Honor Society

FCCLA - Family, Career and Community Leaders of America

Oklahoma FCCLA logo
View course offerings in . . . Family and Consumer Sciences Education
The ultimate leadership experience!
FCCLA student chef

Oklahoma FCCLA, affiliated with Family and Consumer Sciences Education, during 2016-2017. . .

  • 11,342    FCCLA members
  • 381         Local FCCLA chapters in junior, senior high schools and technology centers

FFA - Agriculture Student Organization

Oklahoma FFA logo
View course offerings in . . . Agricultural Education
Learning to do, doing to learn, earning to live,living to serve.
FFA student

Oklahoma FFA, affiliated with Agricultural Education, during 2016-2017 . . .
  • 26,912   FFA members
  • 360        Local FFA chapters in 8th through 12th grades
  • 433        Local FFA chapter advisers

HOSA - Health Student Organization

Oklahoma HOSA logo 2015
View course offerings in . . . Health Careers Education
A student-led association of future health professionals.
HOSA students

Oklahoma HOSA, affiliated with Health Careers Education, during 2016-2017.. .

  • 6,954    HOSA members
  • 160       Local HOSA chapters in high schools and technology centers
  • 828       HOSA members inducted into National Technical Honor Society


Oklahoma SkillsUSA logo
View course offerings in . . . Trade and Industrial Education
Preparing for leadership in the world of work.
SkillsUSA Students

Oklahoma SkillsUSA, affiliated with Trade and Industrial Education, during 2016-2017 . . .

  • 12,866   SkillsUSA members
  • 136        Local SkillsUSA chapters in high schools and technology centers

TSA - Technology Student Association

Oklahoma TSA logo
View TSA course offerings...
Learning to live in a technical world.
2014 -tsa-officers
TSA students

Oklahoma TSA, affiliated with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, during 2016-2017. . .

  • 22,327   TSA members
  • 201        Local TSA chapters in middle and junior high school

NTHS - The National Technical Honor Society

NTHS - National Technical Honor Society logo
Success favors the prepared mind.
Society members and advisor
NTHS students learning from an instructor

Oklahoma NTHS, during 2014-2015 . .

  • 2,756   NTHS members are members of Oklahoma CareerTech Student Organizations
  • 90        Local NTHS chapters in technology centers, high schools, and private schools

To find out more about certain courses or programs in your area contact the nearest Technology Center.

Did You Know?

FY17 facts

  • CareerTech programs are available to students in 6th through 12th grades in Oklahoma schools.
  • Thirty-seven percent (122,196) of Oklahoma's 6th through 12th grade students were enrolled in CareerTech courses.
  • Nearly half (83,728) of Oklahoma's 9th through 12th grade students were enrolled in CareerTech classes.
  • More than 88,000 students learned important leadership skills as members of CareerTech co-curricular student organizations.
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