Business Professionals of America, Ohio Association, has a long history as a Career-Technical Student Organization providing members with opportunities for growth through education, competition, community service and personal development. The organization works with students at the middle, secondary, and post-secondary levels pursuing careers in business management, information technology, finance, office administration and other related fields.
“The Mission of Business Professionals of America is to contribute to the preparation of global professionals through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic, and technological skills,” 2018 Business Professionals of America.
The Business Professionals of America, Ohio Association, is the largest state association with approximately 9,000 middle level, secondary and post-secondary members. While the majority of members enroll during their junior or senior year of high school, high school freshmen and sophomores enrolled in approved Career-Technical Education (CTE) programs are encouraged to take advantage of the benefits the Ohio Association offers.