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Build Skills to Get Hired, Transfer Successfully, and Research in the Real World

No matter your ultimate goal, PTK Edge™ gives you the edge you need to get ahead. These courses are free, online, self-paced, and offered exclusively to Phi Theta Kappa members.

Healthcare Edge prepares you to successfully transition from your academic program to a career in the healthcare field.

  • Learn to engage in effective patient care
  • Grow communication skills with patients and their families
  • Demonstrate professionalism in a healthcare environment
  • Discover ways to manage self-care
  • Seek and gain employment in the healthcare field


Employment Edge
is designed to help you successfully enter the workforce.

  • Chart your career path
  • Develop a resume
  • Build your digital footprint
  • Learn how to network
  • Nail the interview
  • Negotiate your salary

Transfer Edge
will prepare you to successfully transfer to a four-year college.

  • Understand financial aid and student loans
  • Create a personal transfer timeline
  • Increase your chance at a selective college
  • Make the most of your campus visits
  • Submit a strong transfer application
  • Create a scholarship resume

Competitive Edge
is all about professional development. It focuses on soft skills and career planning.

  • Learn to communicate effectively
  • Boost critical thinking and research skills
  • Grow your emotional intelligence
  • Increase your cultural awareness
  • Get organized and set goals
  • Test your professional etiquette

Research Edge
teaches the principles of conducting scholarly research while introducing you to Honors in Action, PTK’s honors program.

  • Explore the basics of Honors in Action
  • Learn best research practices
  • Engage in your chapter’s Honors in Action project