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 the healthiest nation in one generation.

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

Act now - become a member today!

How to Join APHA

Planning to attend the APHA Annual Meeting in New Orleans this November? Save time and join or renew during registration. Register today, and we'll see you in New Orleans!


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, call membership at 202-777-2400 or email us.

Joint APHA/Affiliate Membership Join or Renew If you live in Northern California, Kansas, Massachusetts or Ohiolearn more about joining both APHA and your State Affiliate at a reduced rate! You can also print a joint membership application.


APHA Member Benefits

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

  • 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  areas of interest.
  • Public health advocacy in federal 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 APHA's 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.