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The purpose of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association is to advance psychology as a science and a profession and as a means of promoting human welfare. PPA is the third largest state psychological association affiliated with the American Psychological Association.

How Do I Join?

  1. Click on the Join Us link on home page. Complete the application
  2. Submit your first year dues with your application. You begin immediately to receive PPA publications and mailings.
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Membership Categories:

Member: Licensure as a psychologist in Pennsylvania, OR a doctoral degree in psychology, OR a master's degree primarily in the scientific and professional discipline of psychology plus the equivalent of two full years of experience primarily in the scientific and professional discipline of psychology following the granting of the degree. $99 first year dues

Student: Full-time enrollment in a graduate program that is primarily psychological in content.

Affiliate:  For Under-grads.  Persons who can demonstrate a legitimate professional, educational or scientific interest in the field of psychology and who are not eligible for a higher level of membership. Examples of such persons may include, under graduate students of psychology and high school teachers of psychology. Affiliates shall have neither voting rights, hold themselves out as members of the Association, nor be eligible for elective office.

Dues Information

Your membership year for dues purposes is based on the date you join. Dues for first year members are $99.00. Student dues are free for the first year and $25 thereafter.

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