Welcome - Future of our Profession!
APTA is a community of more than 100,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students who care about the future of physical therapy, just like you. It’s easy to see how you can get off to a good start with APTA and the Maryland Chapter on your side. APTA of Maryland membership is the best investment you can make in your education and your career. The Chapter has a Student Special Interest Group (SSIG) that is a group designed to benefit Maryland DPT and PTA students by providing a state-level resource for students to network and develop relationships that will last a lifetime.
Special Student Rate for the 2021 Virtual Annual Conference
Students can register to attend our live conference November 13-14 for a special discount of $25. To access the full catalog with on demand access the rate is $30.
Visit the websites of the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy, the Academy of Physical Therapy Education, and the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education for information related information on COVID-19.
- APTA Member Benefits
- Career Starter Dues Program in Maryland
Student members of APTA of Maryland who maintain their membership after graduation get a 50% discount on full-member dues the first year postgraduation, plus a free registration to NEXT upon renewal.
APTA of Maryland Events and Connections
- Student Day on the Hill is an annual event in February - Get your Advocacy On.
Meet with legislators, learn how to advocate and protect your profession, and increase your knowledge of state legislative issues that have an impact on the practice and payment of physical therapy.
- Stay Connected with Us on Facebook & Twitter
- Mark your Calendars
APTA of Maryland's Career Center is Your Job Search Resource Center with everything you need to make your resume stand out, ace the interview, advance your career, and navigate the digital world through social media and digital communication.
- The Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners is the Maryland Physical Therapy Licensing Board
- Career Center - Find a Job!
- Career Development
Learn about advanced proficiency, residencies, specialty certification,a nd leadership development
Become a Certified Specialist
Maximize your PT potential by achieving ABPTS board
Attain Advanced Proficiency
APTA's PTA Advanced Proficiency Pathways program allows you to increase knowledge in skill in any of nine areas.