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Graduate Assistantship

ASU Graduate School offers its students the opportunity to apply for a Graduate Assistantship. There are over one hundred available positions that the graduate school looks forward to filling each year. These Graduate Assistantships provide students the opportunity to acquire essential experience in research, teaching, technical or administrative fields while pursuing their degree. Some of the additional benefits include

  • Bimonthly pay
  • In-state tuition rate for Master’s Degree candidates
  • Full tuition waiver for Ph.D. candidates
  • Full-time status with only 6 credit hours of coursework for Master students
  • Full-time status with only 9 credit hours of coursework for Doctoral students

Graduate assistantships are available in the following departments:

Masters Level Candidate
Agriculture Graduate School Political Science
Biological Sciences Graduate Student Council Psychology and Counseling
Business Health Sciences Reading
Chemistry and Physics History Radio-TV
Communication Disorders ITTC Registrar
Computer Science
Learning Support Services Social Work
Criminology, Sociology, & Geography Mathematics and Statistics Teacher’s Education
DPEM Media & Communications University College
Engineering Military Science
English and Philosophy Music
Environmental Science Nursing  
PhD Level Candidate
Center for Excellence in Education Heritage Studies Physical Therapy
Environmental Science Molecular Biology


To apply for a Graduate Assistant position, fill out the Graduate Assistant Application and submit it directly to the department of your major or interest. To check the availability of positions please contact the department.

Download the GA Application >>