Assistantships provide students with up to 12 credit hours of tuition remission per semester during the academic year, a monthly stipend and a reduced rate on student health insurance. Students are responsible for all fees associated with their academic program.
- Admittance to the College of Journalism and Mass Communications Master’s degree program with a specialization in integrated media communications or professional journalism by the priority deadline (Feb. 1 for fall semester, Sept. 1 for spring semester)
- Full-time enrollment (9 credit hours) in each semester
- Graduate assistant application
- List of three academic or professional references
- The college’s graduate committee will review graduate assistant applications at the first meeting following each priority deadline.
- Selected candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview with the committee.
- The committee will make final decisions regarding assistantship offers following after the completion of all interviews.
**Summer assistantships are available on an as-needed basis. Summer assistantships provide a stipend but do not provide summer tuition remission.