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Graduate Assistantships

Work as a research assistant or teaching assistant in the UD School of Education and Health Sciences

Graduate assistantships within the University of Dayton School of Education and Health Sciences are competitive and limited. Graduate assistants are employed to work between 10 to 20 hours per week on the University of Dayton campus. Most positions are for research assistants, though a limited number of teaching assistants are needed.

SEHS departments that award assistantships

  • Department of Counselor Education & Human Services
  • Department of Educational Administration
  • Department of Heath & Sports Science
  • Department of Physical Therapy
  • Department of Teacher Education


Applicants must be accepted to one of the master's/doctoral degree programs within the School of Education and Health Sciences, and must be enrolled full time upon accepting an assistantship.

Policy governing additional work beyond that of the contractual graduate assistant hours

For more information, and the "GA Additional Work" form, visit the Graduate School page on Porches.

Tuition remission and paid stipends

Standard graduate assistant contracts are valid Aug. 16- May 15. Graduate assistants are employed between 10-20 hours per week. Tuition remission and a paid stipend are awarded for the nine-month academic year.

Application deadline

The annual application window for graduate assistantships is Dec. 1-Jan. 31.


SEHS Graduate Assistantships

Fitz Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2969