Student Memberships and Student Registration
MSSA offers free memberships and discounted conference registration rates to students. All full-time students in a health and human service degree program are encouraged to take advantage of free student memberships. Student membership is valid until one year after graduation. Some students may qualify for free conference registration; check with your professors to see if your school has purchased a block rate. You can join as a student member either by registering for the conference or signing up online. Student membership includes:
Health and Human Service Employment Opportunities
For students who are ready to transition into the workforce, MSSA provides easy access to hundreds of health and human service related job openings across the state.
Each year, MSSA offers $4,500 in scholarships for students enrolled in a health and human service related major or program.
John Moline Scholarships—Two John Moline scholarships are given in the amount of $1,000 each to undergraduate students.
Diversity Scholarship—A diversity scholarship is available in the amount of $1,000.
Graduate Scholarship—A graduate scholarship is available in the amount of $1,500.
Annual Training Conference and Expo
Each year MSSA’s Annual Training Conference and Expo brings more than 3,000 health and human service professionals and providers together to learn and network. To ease the transition from life as a student to that of a professional, MSSA provides a special Student Lunch event during the conference to help students learn more about the benefits of MSSA and connect with other student members.
MSSA has a vibrant, grassroots public policy program that allows our members to guide our public policy agenda and stay on top of legislation as it happens. From student projects to internships, we are always interested in working with students on public policy issues.
Your MSSA membership gives you access to opportunities to network with professionals in the health and human service field across Minnesota.