HOSA is a career and technical student organization of, by and for students who:
1. Are or were enrolled in secondary, postsecondary/collegiate health science education classes
2. Are interested, planning to pursue, or pursuing a career in the health professions
HOSA includes a Secondary Division for high school students in grades 9 through 12 who are interested in pursuing a health care career; a postsecondary/collegiate division for students who are not enrolled in high school, have received a high school diploma and/or are pursuing a GED and are enrolled in a health care related field at the undergraduate level; an alumni division for persons who have been a member of HOSA; and a professional division for persons who are associated with or participating in health science in professional capacities.