Minnesota Public Health Association

Since 1907, MPHA has been dedicated to creating a healthier Minnesota through effective public health practice and engaged citizens. 

Membership Types

Individual Membership

There are several types of individual membership levels. 

Individual: $50 per year, renews annually, option to auto-renew

Lifetime: $750 one time payment

Student: $20 per year, renews annually, option to auto-renew

Retired: $20 per year, renews annually, option to auto-renew

Community Health Worker: $20 per year, renews annually, option to auto-renew

Reduce Price: $20 per year, renews annually, option to auto-renew

Organizational Membership

MPHA Organizational Membership offers the following benefits to your organization:

  • Provides educational and professional development events for your employees

  • Offers leadership opportunities to support career development

  • Broadens networks by connecting professionals across disciplines and focus area

  • Advocates for science-based health policy at a local and state level

  • Supports the public health professional community in Minnesota

Specific benefits to organizational members include:

  • Complimentary event registrations to attend MPHA events*

  • Complimentary individual membership for employees of the affiliate organization

  • Discounted individual membership ($35) for up to an additional three employees

  • Special designated link on MPHA website

  • Logo and name in event materials

  • Free distribution of approved materials at the MPHA Annual Meeting

  • Acknowledgement in MPHA newsletter

  • Access to MPHA expertise on public health issues and trends

Organizational Membership Annual Dues and Benefits

(approved, 2012 MPHA Annual Meeting)

Number of Employees

Annual Dues

Number of Complimentary Memberships

Number of Free Event* Registrations (per event)

1 to 74




75 to 249




250 or more




(*Annual Meeting not included in complimentary event registrations.)

Please contact the Membership Committee if you are interested in an organizational membership. 

Note: Educational institutions can qualify for a discounted rate.

Student Membership 

The Minnesota Public Health Association connects you to public health professionals from multiple disciplines, sectors, and communities. Through MPHA, you can join this collaboration to network and gain practical experience that will empower your career. You can take advantage of all that MPHA has to offer for only $20 annually. Through your membership you will gain immediate access to:


  • Membership in MPHA and your attendance at local events provides immediate access to influential public health professionals across the state

Local information

  • Monthly newsletters focus on statewide events and issues
  • Twitter and LinkedIn conversations provide thought-provoking discussions and updates
  • Annual Policy Forum events provide continued education on a variety of topic areas and invite local leaders to share their experiences and expertise in a panel discussion

Leadership development

  • Volunteer on a committee and work side by side with experienced professionals. To volunteer (for 2 to up to 5 hours a month) contact the committee co-chairs of a committee that interests you

Learn more about the benefits of membership and apply todayWe welcome the energy and perspective of student members and look forward to meeting you at an upcoming event or committee meeting!

Through attendance at forums, monthly newsletter or social media communication, or volunteering on a committee, you’ll gain industry knowledge and insights along with practical resources that will help enrich your classroom experience and jumpstart your career.

American Public Health Association student membership

In addition to the local experience and networking you can gain through participation with MPHA, you may want to  apply for a student membership with the American Public Health Association.

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