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Master of Business Administration, Graduate Assistantships

Position: Master of Business Administration (MBA) Graduate Assistantship

Department: School of Business

The MBA Program offers graduate assistantships to full time students each academic year.

The Graduate Assistantship (GA) award is equivalent to full-time tuition and fees, plus a monthly stipend of $800 up to a maximum of $6400 per academic year (September through April).  Full-time tuition is for nine graduate credits per term, up to a maximum of 18 graduate credits per year.

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.  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 School of Business. 

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

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 United States citizens and international students are eligible to apply.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

3.50 in undergraduate Major
3.25 GPA overall
Graduate assistantships ordinarily run from September 1- April 30, however, depending upon the School of Business need and budgetary allowances the GA may possibly run from September 1- August 31.

Students must be enrolled in graduate classes within their program each semester they receive a Graduate Assistant stipend.

Interested students should submit (by hard copy only) a letter of interest, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, letters of recommendation, and other pertinent applications materials to:

Primary Duties: Graduate assistants will assist in School of Business programs by research, conducting events, collaboration on social media content, and more.

Steve Tanzilli, Dean of the Rowland School of Business
c/o Ashley Dobransky
School of Business,
Point Park University
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1984 

Please do not call the department.  Applicants selected to function as Graduate Assistants for the new academic year are usually notified in writing by the end of July.

Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.