What's New?

NCCPA has released the 2013 Statistical Profile on image of distribution of PAs
The profile details where certified PAs are practicing across the country, what clinical settings and practice areas they are in and more. For this information and more, go to:


NCCPA Purpose, Vision & Mission

The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants is dedicated to serving the interest of the public. We do so with a passionate belief that certified physician assistants are essential members of the health care delivery team who provide millions access to more affordable, high quality health care.

Our vision is to transform the delivery of quality healthcare by certifying qualified PAs through programs that improve patient care while exemplifying a commitment to excellence unparalleled among certifying organizations.

Our mission is to serve the public through exemplary programs that evaluate critical PA competencies and that require the pursuit of life-long learning and improvement.

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