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.
Elections for 2021 Student Board of Directors
Elections closed Nov. 7. Meet the new board!
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
Oct 20, 2020 / Article
More than 3,500 PTs, PTAs and students belong to the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy.
Oct 16, 2020 / Article
Becoming a U.S.-licensed PT, for someone who has attained entry-level education internationally is a feat. Learn about these challenges and how you can make a difference.
Oct 6, 2020 / Resource
Use these resources within your program or curriculum to teach cultural competence to your physical therapy students.
Sep 29, 2020 / Perspective
We need to listen to and shine a light on each other's experiences.
Sep 28, 2020 / Article
Ashley Johnson, PT, DPT, and Craig Phifer, PT, MHA, talk about starting a practice and innovative ways to run a business in this podcast.
Sep 2, 2020 / News
Join us for a "#FightTheCut Virtual Rally" on Sept. 10 and our Flash Action Strategy Sept. 15-16.
Sep 2, 2020 / Article
Alex Koszalinski gives tips and advice on how he believes students can achieve success whether a first or a third year.
Aug 31, 2020 / Open Access
APTA's political action committee is working for student debt relief, fighting proposed payment cuts, promoting diversity, and more.
Aug 21, 2020 / Open Access
The mission of APTA Oncology is to optimize movement and quality of life of individuals impacted by cancer and chronic illness.
Aug 11, 2020 / Perspective
Training for the Olympics and navigating PT school aren’t all that different.