Graduate Assistantships

The purpose of the Graduate Assistantship (GA) program is to provide professional experience that complements graduate instruction and study for students pursuing advanced degrees from North Central College. The 2-year GA position is designed to aid students in the successful completion of their degrees and to enhance their career opportunities through applied professional experiences. Graduate Assistantships begin each Fall semester. Benefits include:

  • Tuition remission valued over $28,000
  • $3,750 stipend per year

How to Apply

Graduate Assistantships begin each Fall semester. 

  • Must maintain an overall grade point average of 3.00 while in the GA program
  • Must be registered as a full-time graduate student each semester (summer excluded)
  • Must meet the eligibility requirements for employment within the United States
  • Must successfully complete a background screening, including a review of driving record if driving will be required as part of the GA work experience.

Step 1: Complete Graduate School Application

Must be accepted in one of the following appropriate graduate degree program:

  • Master of Arts in Higher Ed Leadership
  • Master of Arts in Professional and Creative Writing
  • Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
  • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership
  • Master of Arts in Sports Leadership
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • MBA: Financial Management
  • MBA: International Business
  • MBA: Human Resource Management

Please note: Students in health science programs are not eligible for graduate assistantships.

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Step 2: Apply to GA Position

Explore available GA positions through North Central's Human Resources Office and submit your application to the job posting. 

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Cost of Attendance

Find out how you can finance your graduate school education at North Central College.

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