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Membership Categories and Annual Dues
APHA membership includes online access and monthly print issues of the American Journal of Public Health and The Nation's Health. Members also receive substantial discounts at APHA's Annual Meeting. Additional benefits are listed where applicable.
Person who graduated in the last 24 months and is transitioning into the workforce. This member type is available for three consecutive years. Proof of status is required annually.
Individual must be enrolled in a degree-seeking program. Qualifying student should be taking at least 6 credit hours (undergraduate degree) or 3 credit hours (graduate degree) per semester or comparable credits in a quarter system. Student membership is available for up to six years per degree. Proof of status is required annually.
Membership dues for the American Public Health Association® are not deductible as a charitable contribution, but may be deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense. Membership is nonrefundable and nontransferable. APHA policy provides that all individual members have equal eligibility and responsibility for full participation in the programs of the Association.