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DECA chapters operate in more than 153 high schools and career centers across Missouri as part of the marketing and cooperative education curriculum. In 2014-2015, membership totaled 8,500. Missouri DECA receives distinction as the eighth largest state association in the international organization.

  • Students who are currently enrolled in an approved marketing and cooperative education course are eligible for DECA membership.
  • DECA programs are co-curricular, meaning programs complement nationally recognized curriculum standards in the classroom and then go further to incorporate realistic, educational experiences not available through classroom instruction alone.
  • Online Roster Instructions
  • Start a New Chapter
  • Missouri DECA Policy Manual (Membership requirements #12)