Cost of Study
Most courses require no textbooks. In such cases, materials are drawn from current agency or research literature sources that are available electronically.
Federal Financial Aid is only available to graduate students who are enrolled at least half-time during the semester (5+ credits). Please consult with the
Financial Aid Office
about your unique situation.
Graduate Assistantship Information
The assistantships are half-time (20 hours/week) positions that pay approximately $11,200 annually and include the state health insurance package.
Who can apply
Graduate assistants serve the School of Health Sciences and Wellness in a variety of capacities including enhancing the delivery of SHSW programs, instruction and scholarly activities. Graduate assistants can serve as a research assistant to a faculty member, assist in teaching undergraduate courses, support department assessment and accreditation efforts, sustain and further SHSW
collaborations in the community (e.g., Farmshed, Greenhouse Project, Fruit & Vegetable Rx program, Guiding Good Choices, etc.), and assist faculty in developing new or enhancing existing programs (e.g.,
UWSP Employee Wellness
Benefits to student
Graduate assistants gain vital skills and professional development experiences that provide a real-world view into the jobs their master’s degree can lead to. Working in community and research projects builds skills in technical and professional writing, research skills useful in grant writing and program assessment, program management and development, building collaborations, teaching experience, among others.
Applications will be accepted electronically to
email@example.com until 5 p.m. on the second Friday of July, and must include the following:
- Resume or CV
- Brief letter of interest (no more than 1 page, single spaced) that delineates the strengths and abilities you bring to this position and how the opportunities this position offers will assist in your professional development.
Competitive review of applications will take place after the application deadline for appointments to be announced by August 1.