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Graduate Assistantships

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Graduate Assistantship (GA) positions are available for students in the Student Affairs in Higher Education master's program at Texas State University. GA positions are available at Texas State University and at partner universities in the region. The positions are designed to provide students hands-on experience to complement coursework and to prepare students for professional practice. 


Graduate Assistantship Information:

  • Positions average 20 hours worked per week.
  • Students are paid according to number of hours worked per pay period, and positions do not include paid vacation, sick leave, or paid university observed holidays.
  • Out-of-state students are eligible for in-state tuition when holding a GA position at Texas State University.
  • See job descriptions below for compensation information, dates of employment, and other information pertinent to each position.
  • Information on the GA Interview Process can be found here. The GA Interview Process is limited to students admitted to the Student Affairs in Higher Education master's program.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education prior to start date.
  • Admission and enrollment in a graduate degree program at Texas State University.
  • Enrollment in nine graduate hours each long semester.
  • Maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA as a graduate student.

2022-2023 Graduate Assistantship Positions

Graduate Assistantship positions available for the 2022-2023 academic year will be posted here by January 28, 2022. Newly admitted students to the Student Affairs in Higher Education master's program will be sent information via email on how to apply for the positions.

Positions are anticipated to be available in the following functional areas:

  • Academic Support
  • Career Services
  • Disability Services
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • Leadership and Service
  • New Student Transitions
  • Residential Life
  • Student Athlete Academic Support
  • Student Care and Concern
  • Student Involvement
  • Student Union Programming and Operations