3 out of 4 of our full-time graduate students hold assistantships. An assistantship provides a nontaxable scholarship, which is applied to the tuition bill, as well as a taxable salary for carrying out assigned duties.
Graduate assistants work in the labs, clinics, and on the field. Specifically, assistantships are available in the following areas depending on availability and year-to-year needs:
- Certified athletic trainers
- Certified strength & conditioning specialists
- Wellness Clinic supervisors & Exercise specialists
- Teaching Assistants
- Intercollegiate assistant coaches (not always available)