Launching Your PA Career

As you begin or reinvent your PA career, you have endless options. Head into a clinical or nonclinical role, or consider independent contracting. We’ve got a list of questions you can ask yourself to help determine where your interests lie, and our video can help you envision all the places your PA career can take you.

Pre-PA

Join AAPA as a pre-PA member and stay ahead of the curve. We'll help you reach your PA-S goal with exclusive discounts, application guides, news and information, and more.

Become a PA

A PA is a nationally certified and state-licensed medical professional. Learn how to acquire the experience you need for PA school and how to get and maintain your certification.