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
Feb 11, 2021 / Perspective
Keegan Taylor, SPT, knew he wanted to be a PT, but the high standard for admission meant he had to do more.
Feb 10, 2021 / Article
In this episode we talk to Chris Lane, PT, DPT, is a PhD and Louise Thoma, PT, DPT, PhD about their career journeys, things to consider when pursuing a PhD, both personally and professionally, and advice they’d give to those interested in this professional path.
Feb 9, 2021 / Open Access
APTA Pediatrics has close to 6,000 physical therapist, physical therapist assistant, student, and partner members.
Feb 1, 2021 / Perspective
Language differences can be a barrier to providing the best care we can provide, and it's up to us to address those differences.
Jan 14, 2021 / Article
Zach shares his message to seek out more information, identify bias and limitations when they exist, find mentors, and reflect on experiences whenever possible.
Dec 15, 2020 / Perspective
I personally believe that when we truly experience something with all our senses, we are better able to make a connection.
Dec 14, 2020 / Perspective
A first-time conference goer reflects on NSC
Nov 19, 2020 / Perspective
People constantly asked me why I studied psychology if I wanted to be a PT. The assumption seemed to be that there was no connection between the two.
Nov 4, 2020 / Article
Listen to a discussion on the topics of body dysmorphia, body image, and physical therapy treatment.
Oct 21, 2020 / Perspective
This year's virtual APTA National Student Conclave, Nov. 4-8, will include inspiring keynotes, 28 on-demand sessions, five days of live programming, and opportunities for online networking, all at a low price, with discounts for bulk registrations. Don't miss it!