Business Professionals of America is the leading Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) for students pursuing careers in:
- Administrative Professionial
- Business Management
- Information technology and other related career fields
The mission of Business Professionals of America to contribute to the preparation of a world-class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic and technological skills.
BPA has more than 43,000 members in over 2,300 chapters in 23 states, and is growing! Madison College typically has about 30 student members in our local chapter.
The local chapter at Madison College is made up of business students who are enrolled in at least one business class in an academic year. Membership dues run about $28 per year.
Local officers are elected who are responsible for running meetings and performing leadership functions for the chapter. Activities include attending regional, state and national leadership conferences; participating in workplace skill contests; completing community service projects; and supporting each other academically.
Please consider joining BPA to round out your education at Madison College. The skills you obtain throuth your coursework at Madison College are recognized annually as top-notch.
Madison College students who compete in national skills assessment competitions consistently place in the top ten. Recently at the state level, our students placed first in five different events, with two Madison College students taking national championship honors. Imagine how adding this to your resume will help you stand out in a job search.
Highlights from recent years:
- Regional Leadership Conference | West Bend, WI
- Toys for Tots Community Service Project
- State Leadership Conference | Sheboygan, WI
- National Leadership Conference | Boston, MA
For more information please contact:
M. Jeff Quinlan at (608) 246-6444
Dan O'Brien at (608) 246-6654