APTA is here to support you as you take your PT or PTA career to the next level.
Are you ready to move forward in your career?
We are here to support you with quality continuing education, discounts on specialization, and access to special programs.
Joining an APTA section or academy is another great way to connect with people and opportunities to help you thrive.
Become a Certified Specialist
Maximize your PT potential by achieving APTA Specialist Certification in any of 10 clinical specialty areas.
Attain Advanced Proficiency
APTA's PTA Advanced Proficiency Pathways program allows you to increase your knowledge and skill in any of eight areas.
Other Career Advancement Opportunities
December 1, 2019 / WebsiteExplore residency and fellowship opportunities through the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education, or ABPTRFE.
May 1, 2018 / WebsiteConnecting employers and employees. APTA's Career Center is the place to find the latest in physical therapy jobs, post your resume, or connect with potential employers.
Continue your career development by pursuing a post-professional degree. Most post-professional degree programs also count toward state continuing education requirements.
Clinical educator development is intended for health care providers who work primarily in a clinical setting and are interested in developing their teaching abilities.
Physical therapy provides numerous opportunities to lead — in your clinic, in your community, or in your association.
Get Continuing Education You Trust
APTA members save on courses and webinars spanning a wide range of clinical areas and experience levels.Visit the APTA Learning Center
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APTA members save on access to more than 1,000 video courses and live webinars at MedBridge.Get Your Discount