APTA supports you across your career journey, connecting you to your #PTFam and helping you achieve your goals.
Students are the future of the physical therapy profession and a dynamic part of the APTA community.
APTA student members receive a special monthly newsletter in addition to numerous other benefits. And if you’re a member at graduation, you’ll save on APTA dues as you start your career.
We offer numerous opportunities for you to get involved, and we provide resources to support you now and into your career.
May 25, 2020
Student members have a voice in their association.
Jun 6, 2020
From long-term planning to student loan refinancing, we have resources to assist your financial management.
Jan 1, 2020 / Article
Jan 1, 2020 / Article
Additional For Students Content
Sep 9, 2021 / Podcast
Have you ever stopped to think about your bias? In ways big and small. Awareness, empathy, and with inclusivity are the themes we discuss in this episode.
Aug 18, 2021 / Perspective
Faculty can be more intentional in making small but necessary changes in academic physical therapy to overcome at least some of the bias they possess.
Jun 17, 2021 / Perspective
In reflecting on the pivotal past 15 months of my PT education experience, I realized that I, like many students, have had the unique experience of attending APTA Combined Sections Meeting both in person and virtually.
Jan 1, 2018 / Website
The Guide is the description of physical therapist practice for use by PT and PTA educators, students, and clinicians.
May 17, 2021 / Perspective
Former teacher, now PT student on what she hopes to bring to her clinicals.
May 12, 2021 / Perspective
"You enter a new century of physical therapy in the United States like no other class before you."
May 11, 2021 / Perspective
The use of trauma-informed care has the power to change and uproot PT practice as we know it. And like most deconstructive work in life, my discovery of the need for trauma-informed physical therapy didn't come easy.
Apr 30, 2021 / News
Wait, that didn't come out right: It's our national advocacy dinner on May 4, and you're invited.
Apr 30, 2021 / Perspective
It's never too late to start holding yourself accountable for your money management.
Apr 23, 2021 / Perspective
It’s easy to let our minds harbor doubt and uncertainty, But we can be stronger than any doubt.