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

Graduate assistants (GAs), graduate marketing assistants (GMAs) and graduate research assistants (GRAs) are responsible for working 10 hours each week and will receive a tuition discount for up to one academic year (fall and spring semesters). Tuition discounts may vary by position.

Eligibility Requirements

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

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Leadership in Higher Education (LHE)
  • License + Masters: Education
  • Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP)

GMA positions are open to BW graduate students in the following program:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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

Graduate Assistantship Options

Application Instructions

More information about the application process for fall 2023 graduate assistantships (GA, GMA or GRA positions) will be available in December 2022. Due to the competitive nature of the application process, we encourage candidates to apply for more than one position. Once the application process is underway, priority review of applications will begin in February 2023 and assistantship offers will continue shortly thereafter until all positions are filled. All candidates will be notified of graduate assistantship selections.

Selection Process

BW's GA, GMA and GRA positions are approved by the dean of graduate studies and research as well as the academic dean overseeing the graduate program. The selection of graduate students for GA, GMA and  GRA awards is a joint decision made by the graduate dean, director of office of sponsored programs & research, associate director of admission for graduate and professional studies, and associated academic deans. GAs, GMAs and GRAs will be assigned on a competitive basis. The dean of graduate studies and research will consult with the program directors, as needed, to select GAs, GMAs and GRAs.

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,