The Michigan Association has an extremely strong Postsecondary Division. The following schools currently have Postsecondary chapters in Michigan:

Adrian College
Baker College of Muskegon
Bay College/LSSU Regional Center Escanaba
Central Michigan University
Davenport University-Grand Rapids
Davenport University-Lansing
Eastern Michigan University
Lake Michigan College
Michigan State University
Montcalm Community College
Northwood University


Starting a Postsecondary Chapter

If you wish to start a chapter, visit the "How To Start a New Chapter" section of the National BPA website by clicking here and completing the following:

  1. Download the Local Chapter Handbook
  2. If you are a new chapter, fill out a New Charter Application. If you are an existing chapter, but a new advisor taking over, contact
  3. Review the New Advisor Training Presentation in PDF format by clicking here

Additional questions may be directed to

2017-2018 List of Competitions

The following is a list of events that will be offered at the postsecondary division state conference in Grand Rapids:

Graphic Design Promotion
Human Resource Management
Information Technology Concepts
Integrated Office Applications
Intermediate Word Processing
Interview Skills
Java Programming
Legal Office Procedures
Management/Marketing/Human Resources Concepts
Managerial Accounting
Medical Office Procedures
Network Administration Using Microsoft
Network Design Team
Parliamentary Procedure Concepts
PC Servicing & Troubleshooting
Personal Financial Management
Prepared Speech
Presentation Management Individual
Presentation Management Team
Project Management Concepts
Small Business Management Team
SQL Database Fundamentals
Systems Administration Using Cisco
Video Production Team
Visual Basic/C# Programming
Website Design Team

Administrative Support Concepts
Administrative Support Team
Advanced College Accounting
Advanced Interview Skills
Advanced Office Systems & Procedures
Advanced Spreadsheet Applications
Advanced Word Processing
Banking & Finance
Basic Office Systems & Procedures
Business Law & Ethics
Business Meeting Management Concepts
C++ Programming
College Accounting
College Payroll Accounting
Computer Network Technology
Computer Programming Concepts
Computer Security
Contemporary Issues
Database Applications
Digital Media Production
Ethics & Professionalism
Federal Income Tax Accounting
Financial Analyst Team
Financial Math & Analysis
Fundamental Desktop Publishing
Fundamental Spreadsheet Applications
Fundamental Word Processing
Fundamentals of Web Design