Membership Benefits for Students

 

APTA is a community of more than 88,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students who care about the future of physical therapy, just like you.

As a student member, you join more than 23,000 student peers committed to making the most of their chosen career — the Student Assembly.

Click through the tabs above for an overview of the ways APTA membership serves you, or see a full list of APTA student benefits.

Not a member? Join today! (Members: Renew your membership!)

With each new member, APTA grows stronger. To request membership information for you, a friend, a colleague, or a student, contact APTA's Member Services department at 800/999-2782, ext 3395, or e-mail memberservices@apta.org.

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APTA understands the unique demands and experiences physical therapy students encounter on the road to graduating and obtaining licensure. Take a look at resources designed for students of physical therapy:

PTNow: Tools for advancing physical therapist practice, including clinical summaries, tests and measures, clinical practice guidelines, and more.

ArticleSearch (formerly Open Door): Full text articles from health care journals and magazines.

PTJ: Cutting edge research and case reports.

Guide to Physical Therapist Practice: The essential resource for daily practice. The online Guide includes enhanced features you won't find in your textbook.

Licensure and Exams: Includes basics about the National Physical Therapy Examination and licensure. (Note: APTA doesn't provide licensure or administer exams for PTs or PTAs.)

See a full list of APTA student benefits. Questions? Contact memberservices@apta.org for additional assistance.

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From student loan resources to everyday discounts on services and career starter dues, APTA wants to help you manage your money.

Scholarships, Grants, and Awards: Explore a plethora of opportunities provided by APTA, chapters, sections, and other groups. Remember to pay attention to deadlines and qualifications before applying.

Student Loan Repayment and Debt Management: You need to be prepared to manage your finances both before and after you earn your degree.

Career Starter Dues Program: We want you to be a member for life!

APTA Store: Save on textbooks, supplies, and more.

Member Value Programs

Insurance Benefit Programs: Includes auto and student health insurance.

Financial Benefit Programs: Includes a credit card program.

Discount Benefit Programs: Includes discounts on car rental.

See a full list of APTA student benefits. Questions? Contact memberservices@apta.org for additional assistance.

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The Loop: Find your interest! Get informed! Get involved! Get in The Loop!

Student Leadership: Connect with your current student leaders and consider running for a position yourself.

National Conferences: Attend one of APTA's signature national conferences: NSC, NEXT, or CSM.

The Pulse: Receive the only APTA publication written by students for students.

See a full list of APTA student benefits. Questions? Contact memberservices@apta.org for additional assistance.

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Utilize APTA resources to enhance your career as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant.

Career Starter Dues Program: Retain your membership with significant discounts as you start your career.

Red Hot Jobs: Explore APTA's career center.

Residency and Fellowship Programs: Explore available programs and learn if a residency or fellowship is right for you.

Career Management: Includes resources to help you increase your competence.

Perspectives Magazine: Receive APTA's publication for PTs and PTAs in the first 5 years of their careers.

MoveForwardPT.com: Use these resources to share the value of physical therapy with current or prospective patients and clients.

BrandBeat: APTA provides guidance on how to live and share the "Move Forward" brand.

See a full list of APTA student benefits. Questions? Contact memberservices@apta.org for additional assistance.

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