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Rowland School of Business

M.B.A. Graduate Assistantships

Pictured is a grad assistant for the School of Business.

The M.B.A. program offers graduate assistantships to full-time students each academic year. There is also potential for summer assistantships based on need and budget availability.

The graduate assistantship award is equivalent to full-time tuition and fees, plus a monthly stipend of $800 up to a maximum of $6,400 per academic year (September through April). Full-time tuition is for nine graduate credits per term, up to a maximum of 36 graduate credits per year, if the student’s position and/or program includes summer enrollment.

Room and board, additional tuition charges, books and incidental costs are not included.

Point Park University’s graduate assistantships are designed to provide financial support and stimulating, practical learning experiences to graduate students. Students will have an opportunity to work with faculty (including but not limited to) supporting department initiatives, administrative duties, marketing and event support, student support and possible research duties for the Rowland School of Business.

Graduate assistantships are awarded for a one-year period. They are renewable for a second year based on the recommendation of the faculty mentor; the decision will be made by the department chair. 

Both U.S. citizens and international students are eligible to apply.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • 3.50 GPA in undergraduate major and 3.25 GPA overall
  • Graduate assistantships usually run from Sept. 1 – April 30 or from Sept. 1 – Aug. 31. However, depending upon the School of Business needs and budgetary allowances, graduate assistantships may run from Sept. 1 - Aug. 31.
  • Students must be enrolled full time in graduate classes within the M.B.A. program each semester they receive a graduate assistant stipend.
  • Interested students must submit a letter of interest, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, letters of recommendation, and other pertinent application materials to:

Steve Tanzilli, J.D.
c/o Ashley Dobransky
School of Business
Point Park University
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, Pa 15222-1984

Applicants selected to function as graduate assistants for the new academic year are usually notified in writing by the end of June.

For more information or to apply, visit the graduate assistantships employment page.