Student Membership

MSSA offers FREE memberships for students!

All full-time students seeking a degree in a health and human service related major or program are eligible for a free membership with MSSA. This is valid at any time during the students’ enrollment and for one year after graduation. Click here to join, or contact MSSA at [email protected]

Student Member Benefits

  • MSSA supports your education. MSSA supports future health and human service professionals through tuition discounts and our scholarship program. 
  • MSSA helps you launch your career. MSSA offers free or discounted registration for student members to educational and training events year-round, including our annual conference. Additionally, our Career Center provides access to hundreds of job opportunities across Minnesota.
  • MSSA increases your professional network. MSSA members are connected to a statewide network of over 4,000 health and human service professionals, including students from schools across Minnesota, and to local networks through MSSA’s regional chapters.
  • MSSA introduces you to the health and human service field. As a member, you'll receive weekly updates with breaking news from the state capitol as well as trends and best practices in health and human services. Members also receive The Voice, MSSA’s quarterly print newsletter.
  • MSSA builds your advocacy skills. MSSA's public policy and advocacy program gives you options to advocate for yourself and your clients. MSSA helps members understand the legislative process, move their issues forward, and connect with legislators and other stakeholders.
  • MSSA fuels your passion. Each year, MSSA members recognize the unsung heroes of the profession, including outstanding students, at the regional and state levels with MSSA’s awards.