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Business Professionals of America

Business Professionals of America

What is BPA?

Business Professionals of America is a nonprofit educational association of students preparing for careers in business management, information technology, finance, office administration, and other business related career fields.

What does BPA do?

BPA's goals are to:

  • Promote competent, aggressive business leadership
  • Understand American business enterprise
  • Establish career goals
  • Encourage scholarship
  • Promote sound financial management
  • Develop character and self-confidence
  • Facilitate transition from school to work

How does BPA benefit students?

  • Learn more about business careers
  • Establish occupational goals
  • Get firsthand experience with business people
  • Practice effective money management
  • Learn the value of community responsibility
  • Get on-the-job training in a wide range of businesses
  • Activities, including planning, fundraising, conducting meetings, and managing finances, time, and resources
  • And it's fun!


  Donna Durbin,  Mia Wirth,