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Healthcare+ HOSA


In Healthcare+ HOSA, you will explore various healthcare-related careers, develop hands-on healthcare skills, take part in leadership roles, and support your community through various service projects. Broaden your connections and prepare for life after college.



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Jumpstart Your Healthcare Career

Barton College’s Healthcare+ HOSA program focuses on real-world experiences that allow students to interact with healthcare providers, establish relationships, and build an understanding of numerous parts of the healthcare spectrum. Healthcare+ HOSA provides a jumpstart into numerous healthcare careers including:

  • Nursing
  • Pre-Med
  • Health Promotion
  • Exercise Science
  • Gerontology
  • Healthcare Administration
  • And many more

With a personalized focus on learning and individual pathways to success, Healthcare+ HOSA is a unique building block for a career in healthcare.

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Program Benefits

Acceptance into the Healthcare+ HOSA program includes:

  • Relationships with classmates that have similar interests as yours
  • Networking opportunities with healthcare leaders in the field
  • Membership into HOSA, the largest international healthcare career student organization
  • Comprehensive academic conversations regarding the complexities of healthcare
  • Leadership development to expand your capacity to perform in leadership roles
  • Variety of healthcare-related experiences to focus on learning and career development
  • A potential $2,000 Healthcare+ HOSA Scholarship to assist with cost of tuition
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Application Requirements

  • Unweighted GPA of 3.0
  • Strong Essay Responses on Application
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Opportunities in the Program

  • A variety of hands-on local and regional experiences
  • Developing relationships and networking with healthcare leaders
  • HOSA competitive events to demonstrate professional and healthcare skills
  • Career development plan to prepare for job market or professional school programs
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