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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Note: To be considered for an assistantship, you must be admitted into a university graduate program.

Graduate Assistantship Opportunities

Assistantship positions are available each year across campus. We encourage you to seek an assistantship which aligns with your professional goals.

The Department of Communication Studies offers graduate assistantships. Individuals awarded an assistantship will teach up to two sections of the basic hybrid communication course and/or assist with forensic coaching duties in the department. An assistantship includes a tuition waiver of up to 9 credits per semester. These positions are competitive and students are encouraged to apply early (by February) to be considered for the coming year.

Communication Studies Andreas Graduate Assistantship

The Department awards one assistantship called the Andreas Graduate Assistantship. This award, funded by a generous endowment from the Andreas family, was created to recognize graduate students who are incorporating aspects of performance into their graduate program. 

Financial Aid - Federal and State Programs, Scholarships

 If you are seeking additional resources to help you fund your graduate work, please contact the campus financial aid office. Various scholarship and funding opportunities are available for students.