Phi Theta Kappa's mission is two-fold:
1) recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students and
(2) provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming.

Today Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in American higher education with more than 2 million members and 1,200 chapters located in all 50 of the United States, U.S. territories, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Germany, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, United Arab Emirates and Palau.