Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society

Pi Alpha Alpha is a global honor society for Public affairs and Administration. John Jay College maintains a local chapter.

The Pi Alpha Alpha Website provides more information about this honor society.

PAA membership is in two stages:


Candidates are members of the John Jay Chapter of Pi Alpha Alpha while they complete their studies.

  • Candidacy at 18 graduate credits
  • GPA of 3.67 or better
  • Nomination for National Membership at 30 credits

National Membership Criteria:

National Membership in Pi Alpha Alpha is based on a student’s GPA after 30 credits are earned.


  • 30 credits or more
  • GPA of 3.67 or better


  • 90 credits or more
  • GPA of 3.67 or better