Membership Information

Become a member of the American Public Health Association and join our more than 25,000 public health professionals who are working to create a healthy global society.

APHA membership provides opportunities to expand your public health expertise and develop professionally through award-winning publications, networking platforms, career services, and more!

No other organization is as uniquely qualified to navigate the changing public health landscape as APHA.

How to Join APHA


Join Online Need a hard copy? Print a membership application or a Student membership application.

Renew Membership

Renew Online

APHA mails invoices to expiring members. If you have not received an invoice, and would like one sent, contact membership at or
(202) 777-2400

Joint APHA/Affiliate Membership Learn more If you live in the Northern California, Kansas, Massachusetts or Ohio, you can join both APHA and your State Affiliate at a reduced rate! You can also print a joint membership application.


APHA Member Benefits

APHA membership includes the best of what the public health industry has to offer, including:

  • Access to the latest scientific research and news on current events through the American Journal of Public Health and The Nation's Health.
  • Membership in two professional communities based on your public health areas of interest.
  • Public health advocacy in both federal and local campaigns.
  • Professional development through APHA's Career Development Center and Public Health CareerMart, the #1 job site for public health professionals.
  • Substantial registration discounts to attend the Annual Meeting and Exposition, the premier public health event in the world.
  • Access to APHA Connect, our exclusive online community.

Learn about APHA's membership categories.

To learn about Agency membership, contact APHA's Membership department at (202) 777-2400 or