GCU AZ Health Occupations Student Association

GCU AzHOSA stands for Grand Canyon University Arizona Health Occupations Student Association - Future Health Professionals. It is the largest pre-health organization on campus made up of all the majors in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET). Any student in CSET is welcome to join!

What is the mission of GCU AzHOSA?

Being a part of the national organization HOSA - Future Health Professionals, GCU AzHOSA follows its mission to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities in knowledge, skill and leadership development to all health science education students, therefore, helping students meet the needs of the health care community. Within this mission, GCU AzHOSA's aim is to help pre-health students define their purpose in the health care arena and get to where they want to go. GCU AzHOSA focuses on five strategy areas of public service, academic excellence, student community and GCU AzHOSA Development and Fundraising.


Contact GCU AzHOSA at gcuazhosa@gcu.edu.


In today's competitive application world in addition to good grades and test scores successful applicants have leadership, volunteer and health care experience. Please visit the offices in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET) and complete an application.  



Daniel Harned, President
Caitlyn Garmer, Vice President
Alena Gladwin, Secretary
Leah Adams, Treasurer
Joshua Ostrand, Advisor


Member Benefits

  • Professional Development Workshops (Personal Statement Writing, Interview Workshops)
  • Meet health professionals (physicians, physical therapists, etc.)
  • Exclusive study sessions
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Mentor sessions
  • And more!

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about the CSET Learning Community.



The GCU AzHOSA team is active in state and national competitions. Congratulations to all winners.

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