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Graduate Assistantships

Baldwin Wallace University offers incoming graduate students the opportunity to build new skills, increase content development and impact the BW community by pursuing a graduate assistantship while completing their degree.

Our various graduate assistantship opportunities typically require a minimum of 10 hours of work per week and provide a tuition discount for up to one academic year (fall and spring semesters). Tuition discounts and working hours may vary by position.

Eligibility Requirements

GA positions are open to BW graduate students in the following programs:

  • Leadership in Higher Education (LHE) *
  • License + Masters: Education
  • Master of Accountancy (MAcc)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Master of Science in Exercise Physiology (MSEP)
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP)

Students must be enrolled full-time (six hours or more) and available to work a minimum of 10 hours each week. Candidates interested in BW's assistantship positions should have excellent interpersonal communications skills, the ability to work in a team or independently, and have exceptional time-management capabilities.

* Candidates for the LHE program must first secure a full-time LHE graduate internship position before being eligible for a GA position. View details on the LHE program and graduate internship positions.

Graduate Assistantship Options

For the 2023-24 Academic Year

School of Business

College of Education and Health Sciences

Conservatory of Music

School of Humanities

Division of Academic Affairs

Division of Student Affairs

Department of Athletics

Application Instructions

Candidates must be accepted into one of the degree-seeking programs stated above at BW to be considered for an open graduate assistantship. Once admitted, candidates in the above programs can visit their applicant portals to fill out the graduate assistantship application form.

On the graduate assistantship application form, please indicate your top three assistantship preferences. Due to the competitive nature of the application process, we encourage candidates to fill out all three preference options for increased opportunity of securing a position. Interviews or other supplemental items may be required upon submission of the graduate assistantship application form.

Priority review of applications will begin in February 2023 with assistantship offers being shared starting March 1, 2023. All candidates will be notified of graduate assistantship selections before the start of fall semester.

Selection Process

All decisions for graduate assistantship positions will be made by the GA selection committee. Candidates selected for an open GA position will be notified by the dean of graduate studies and research. To ultimately secure the GA position, a candidate must enroll in their program for fall 2023.

Contact Us

Reach out to us if you have any questions regarding the GA positions.


(440) 826-2191,

Education and Health Sciences

(440) 826-8012,