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Graduate Assistantships


Applied Exercise Science

Full-time students may be eligible for graduate assistantships, either as a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) or a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA). These positions are highly competitive and typically awarded in the spring semester. Those granted assistantships are eligible to receive a tuition waiver, health insurance and stipend. Please contact jason.defreitas@okstate.edu for more information.  

 

Health and Human Performance

Full-time students may be eligible for graduate assistantships, either as a Graduate Teaching Associate (GTA) or a Graduate Research Associate (GRA). These positions are highly competitive and typically awarded in the spring semester. Those granted assistantships are eligible to receive a tuition waiver, health insurance and stipend. Please contact jason.defreitas@okstate.edu for more information.  

 

Leisure Studies

Full-time graduate students have the opportunity to gain experience in recreation management/recreational therapy and leisure studies by applying for a graduate assistantship. Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) or Graduate Research Assistant (GRAs) are eligible to receive a tuition waiver for six credit hours each fall and spring semesters, university-provided health insurance and a stipend. Assistantships are competitive and typically awarded in late April for the following fall semester.

 

Assistantship application

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant

GTA positions in recreation management/recreational therapy involve teaching in the activity courses (golf, tennis, racquetball, weight training, backpacking, rock climbing, etc.) or service courses (Total Wellness, First Aid, Diversity in Contemporary Society).

 

Graduate Research Assistant

GRAs are available in conjunction with on-going faculty research projects.

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