Mission Statement

Illinois Health Occupations Students of America [HOSA] is dedicated to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality healthcare by providing opportunities for career and technical education knowledge as well as leadership development for the secondary and post-secondary student whose career interest is health science technology. Illinois HOSA is 100% healthcare.


Illinois Health Occupations Students of America’s [HOSA] vision is to adequately prepare healthcare workers for the 21st century. Through adequate preparation, the acute shortage of qualified healthcare workers in the healthcare industry will be decreased.