Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)


Student leadership organizations were established with the commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of young people. In addition to offering a wide variety of specific career and technical training, CTE integrates student leadership elements, which complements student participation in these courses and programs. The term ”Career and Technical Student Organizations” (CTSOs) means an organization for individuals enrolled in a career and technical education program that engages in leadership activities as an integral part of the instructional program.

HOSA  is the CTSO for students in the:

  • Health Science Pathway

HOSA—Future Healthcare Professionals

HOSA provides students with opportunities to attain the knowledge, skills and leadership characteristics necessary to succeed in a health care profession, through leadership training, career training, and service projects.


National HOSA | Utah HOSA


Nationally there are over 165,822 members in 3,785 chapters.

National HOSA Facebook


Utah has 4,145 HOSA members in 89 chapters.

 Utah HOSA Facebook        Utah HOSA Twitter


Denise Abbott
State Advisor | E-mail

Conference Winners

HOSA: State(PDF File) | National





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