A graduate assistantship offers a campus job plus tuition benefits for students pursuing master’s degrees.
With a graduate assistantship, you’ll work part-time to provide teaching assistance, research support, or other University services.
Graduate assistantships have been available across many University departments, including:
- Academic programs such as Biology, Counselor Education, English, and Nursing
- Warrior Athletics
- Integrated Wellness Center (IWC) and Fitness Center
- Enrollment Management and Student Life
- Legal Affairs
- Teaching & Learning Technology
- Warrior Success Center
You’ll receive a bi-weekly paycheck as well as free tuition credits. The stipend amount and tuition reimbursement varies depending on the number of hours you work each year.
Most GAs are hired for a full academic year (August-May) although some positions also include a summer assignment.
If you have a graduate assistantship, you must be enrolled during each term of the assistantship for:
- Full-time GA: at least 6 graduate credits
- Part-time GA: at least 3 graduate credits
You can search for graduate assistantships in Handshake. Open positions are typically posted each year in early February.