Join MPA

The Maryland Psychological Association is the only association in Maryland that provides advocacy for psychologists in the healthcare arena. However, our influence is only as great as our membership is strong. In joining the Maryland Psychological Association (MPA) you add your strength, ideas, and funds to the cause of moving psychology forward in today's society.

The MPA membership year runs from September 1st through August 31.  Rates for new members will be prorated as of January 1st.  If you would prefer a hard copy of the form, please contact MPA staff. 



Those who have a doctoral degree and/or are licensed Psychologists in Maryland. Non-Resident Affiliate category available for licensed psychologists who are not licensed in Maryland. 

Associate & Affiliates

Associate: At least two years of graduate work or a Master's degree that is psychological in nature. Registered Psych Associates should use this category.

Affiliate: Legitimate professional, educational or scientific interest in the field of psychology and who may not be eligible for any other level of membership, e.g. secondary school psychology teachers.

Non-Resident Affiliate: If you fit any of the above categories but don't live or provide psychological services in Maryland, you may choose to apply for Non-Resident Affiliate status. The recommended option for psychologists who live either in our neighboring state or other PsyPact participating states. 

Graduate Students (MPAGS)

Students who are matriculated as psychology graduate students in a regionally accredited college or university, and interns or post-doctoral fellows may apply for student membership.