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New in 2022 for a Limited Time – Student Membership Payment Option

AMTA recognizes that supporting music therapy students is an important part of building the future of music therapy. In response to requests, Student/Grad Student dues may now be paid in 2 or 3 payments - your choice - for your convenience.  A minimum payment is all you need to begin your AMTA membership today!

In order to sign up for this plan, students must contact the AMTA office at  (or call (301) 589-3300 and speak to Cindy Smith, Membership Associate) to initiate payments. This option cannot be initiated online. Please read the rules fully and make your plans to decide what works best for you.


Student Membership Payment Plan Options
 # Payments Can Be Paid Online? Each Payment Amount Total Amount After all Payments are Completed (includes processing fees for multi-payments)

Deadline to Sign Up

1 ✔️ $95 $95 Anytime during the membership year

$55 $110

First payment must be made between 1/1 and 3/31.

Final payment due by 6/1.

email to sign up and arrange payments

3 $38 $114

First payment must be made between 1/1 and 3/31.

Final payment due by 6/1.

email to sign up and arrange payments



  • You must be a music therapy student enrolled in a music therapy program.
  • The first payment is due at the time of membership signup.
  • For this service, there is a nominal, per transaction, processing fee for additional costs incurred (see above for amounts).
  • The entire amount (all payments) must be completed and paid in full no later than June 1st of the same membership year. 
  • Membership and online access will be revoked if agreed-upon payments are not completed in full by June 1. 
  • Failure to complete agreed-upon payments will result in loss of payment plan privileges in the future.
  • All payments made thought a payment plan option are non-refundable. Please plan accordingly and consider your ability to complete agreed-upon payments.
  • Note the AMTA membership year is January 1 – December 31 of each year.  Rolling membership is not available.  If you join later in the year, you will still have online access to all member benefits sent up to that point during the year. Pro-rated membership is not available.

Benefits of Membership total over $3300 per year. Definitely worth the cost!



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