The profession of physician assistant (PA) has grown rapidly over the past few years and offers many options for the graduate to work in numerous areas of medicine under the supervision of a physician. The Pre-Physician Assistant track in the Area of Exercise Science at Murray State University is designed to provide the student an excellent undergraduate background knowledge base while incorporating many of the pre-requisites required for acceptance to PA programs. The student is encouraged to begin exploring graduate programs during their sophomore or junior year and work with their MSU academic advisor to ensure that any specific special courses required by a particular program of interest are incorporated into the curriculum. Acceptance into graduate programs for PA is challenging and requires that the applicant be well rounded academically and personally. Successful applicants demonstrate a competitive academic history, have knowledge of the profession, and are motivated to succeed.