More than 70 percent of DECA members indicated that DECA has influenced their future career plans. —DECA, Inc.


Fast Facts

  • DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.
  • We attend competitions against other Michigan Universities which help prepare students for the real world as well as creating many networks for the future.

DECA Description

DECA is an organization that creates an atmosphere for students to use their business skills in a competitive environment. Collegiate DECA is a student-driven organization that values competence, innovation, integrity and teamwork. We prepare students for careers by integrating skills learned in the classroom into real world experiences. We provide our members opportunities for personal and professional growth through leadership development, community involvement, and competitive events.

Our members major in a variety of academic programs most with a strong focus on business-related degrees. Collegiate DECA conferences and other activities give students unique access to internships, scholarships, and professional networking