Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)
is an organization for secondary and postsecondary/collegiate career and technical education students enrolled in health science (and pre-technical health science) or biomedical science education programs, or for students who are planning to pursue a health career. The mission of HOSA is to empower HOSA - Future Health Professionals to become leaders in the global health community through education, collaboration and experience. HOSA develops leadership and technical skill competencies through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition, which is an integral part of the Health Science Education Instructional program. Activities include participating in regional, state and national competitions, community service projects and social events.