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!
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.