Assistantships

Assistantships, which provide a stipend and a full tuition scholarship for the MA and PhD programs, also complement your learning experiences by providing the opportunity to apply the skills and knowledge you have gained.

All eligible students are considered for assistantships at the time of admission by the Admissions Committee. Appointments are for one year with the possibility of renewal for additional years.

Teaching Assistantships

The 10-month teaching assistantships provide:

  • A full tuition scholarship
  • A $20,000 stipend
  • Health insurance/benefits

Teaching assistants are expected to help teach up to 20 hours per week.

Research Assistantships

The 12-month research assistantships provide:

  • A full tuition scholarship
  • A $24,000 stipend
  • Health insurance/benefits may be provided depending on the funding source

Responsibilities vary depending on the project. Learn more about faculty members’ research projects.