Business Professionals of America is the leading CTSO for middle school, high school, or post-secondary students pursuing careers in business management, office administration, information technology, and other related career fields. Members are high school students enrolled or formerly enrolled in initial, refresher, or upgrading business, career technical, and career or related education programs.
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. DECA’s Comprehensive Learning program integrates into classroom instruction, applies learning, connects to business, and promotes competition. DECA prepares the next generation to be academically prepared, community oriented, professional responsible, and experienced leaders
FFA prepares students for successful careers and a lifetime of informed choices in global agriculture, food, fiber, and natural resource systems. FFA increases awareness of global technological importance of agriculture, develops competent agricultural leadership, builds self-confidence, promotes cooperation and cooperative attitudes, and promotes citizenship, volunteerism, and patriotism.
The mission of HOSA is to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill, and leadership development of all health science technology education students, therefore helping students to meet the needs of the health-care community.
SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure that America has a skilled workforce. It provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship, and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes, and communication skills. It emphasizes total quality at work, high ethical standards, superior work skills, lifelong education, and pride in the dignity or work.
TSA provides leadership and opportunities in technology, innovation, design and engineering. Members apply STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) concepts through co-curricular programs.