Do you have aspirations to work in the health care arena? Opportunities abound in South Dakota HOSA - Future Health Professionals. Join over 1000 of your peers across South Dakota aiming to pursue a career in healthcare. Your journey begins now!
Students are the cornerstone and future of health care in South Dakota. We have heard you loud and clear! Envision yourself as a future health professional in South Dakota.
Just as it takes a village to raise a child it takes a village to educate one. Collaboration and teamwork are crucial components when giving students the best education possible.
Through competition, these future health professionals understand the relevance of what they are learning by preparing for competition and having the determination of bettering themselves as the future of our healthcare system.
South Dakota provides opportunities to allow students to engage with peers as well as learn and grow through a number of conferences and academies.
Students and advisors have many needs. We provide them with an array of resources aiming to connect them to opportunities to help build a better candidate.
Welcome to SD HOSA-Future Health Professionals
HOSA-Future Health Professionals is the only nationwide student organization whose focus is 100% health care. As an initiative of the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine and the South Dakota Area Health Education Center Program Office, South Dakota HOSA-Future Health Professionals earned its National Charter on June 26, 2013.
The mission of South Dakota HOSA is tri-fold:
- We aim for students to ENVISION themselves as future health professionals in South Dakota.
Health career opportunity awareness: There are 200+ healthcare careers that accompany the well-known physician and nurse.
- We aim to ENERGIZE students.
Nurturing and encouraging health career aspirations and realizing anything is possible regardless their geography or socioeconomic status.
- We aim to ENGAGE students in their academic journey.
Competitive Events Program offers skill development and projects giving students an "inside" look at some of the most sought after health careers.