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Graduate Student Assistantship - Innovative Learning

Graduate Student Assistantship (GSA) Office of Academic and Student Affairs - Department of Innovative Learning

The Department of Innovative Learning has been established to facilitate student learning through hybrid, online and other unique environments. The Graduate Assistant (GA) will provide support for the department and the University’s online students. The GA will be involved in assessment of innovative learning, schedule assistance, problem-solving issues dealing with access and resources, and other duties as assigned by the Chairperson.

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 27 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 Assistantship program is designed to provide financial support and stimulating, practical learning experiences to graduate students.

Graduate Assistant positions require up to 20 hours of project-based work per week and are only open to students who are registered, full-time degree candidates.

Graduate Assistantships are awarded for a one-year period and are renewable for a second year. Both United States citizens and international students are eligible to apply.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

3.50 GPA in undergraduate major

3.25 GPA overall

This graduate assistantship will run for the fall term (beginning September 2015 – April 30, 2016) with a possible renewal for the summer and/or the fall term depending on performance.

The student must be enrolled in graduate classes at Point Park University preferably in the fields of Education or Organizational Leadership.

Interested students should submit a letter of interest, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts (if earned), letters of recommendation, and other pertinent application materials to:

Karen S. McIntyre, Ph.D.
Sr. Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs
Point Park University
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, Pa 15222-1984