APTA has compiled the following financial and education resources for physical therapy students.
The evidence and research resources provided below are popular study resources and references for students in PT and PTA programs. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with suggestions for additional resources.
Scholarships, Awards, and Grants
Student Loan Repayment & Debt Management
APTA Financial Solutions Center
Explore personalized online financial education tools and student loan refinancing opportunities provided by APTA.
Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Opportunities
There are various federal student loan forgiveness opportunities available to physical therapists and physical therapist assistants who qualify. APTA also advocates for physical therapists to be eligible for additional student loan forgiveness programs in Congress.
Evidence and Research Resources
APTA's portal to evidence-based practice provides access to several databases and health care literature from ProQuest, Joanna Briggs Institute, the Cochrane Library, and more.
Physical Therapy (PTJ)
The profession's premier scientific journal covering the full scope of physical therapist practice.
APTA Policies & Bylaws
This page contains APTA bylaws, positions, standards, guidelines, policies, and procedures, as passed by APTA's House of Delegates and Board of Directors.
APTA Core Documents
Includes the 'Code of Ethics for the Physical Therapist' and the 'Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant.'