HOSA is an international student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education (HSE) Division of ACTE. HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people. HOSA's goal is to encourage all health science instructors and students to join and be actively involved in the HSE-HOSA Partnership.

HOSA provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation, and recognition exclusively for secondary, postsecondary, adult, and collegiate students enrolled in health science education and biomedical science programs or have interests in pursuing careers in health professions. HOSA is 100% health care!


PRC’s Health Occupations Students of America competed Saturday, February 13, 2016, in various medical competitions against students from across South Mississippi.  PRC did an outstanding job.  Our HOSA Bowl team took 1st. Member of the team are Senior- Kayla Stein, Senior-Ashley Russell, Junior- Taylor Archer and Junior-Harley Evans.  Senior-Kelsey Schifano took 2nd in Medical Photography.  In Clinical Nursing, Junior-Ashley Brossette took 2nd.  Our Forensic Science Team, Junior-Kati Piercy and Junior- Leah Hahn, took 3rd.  These competitors will represent PRC at HOSA State Leadership Conference in Jackson in March.