A limited number of graduate assistantships are available for full-time students pursuing the Master of Public Administration degree. Depending upon the availability of funds, students holding these positions work 10-20 hours per week and may receive stipends and tuition remission. Graduate assistants assist the Program Coordinator and faculty members in their instructional and research activities. Students interested in such positions may apply to the MPA Coordinator. Assistantships are awarded on the basis of need and high academic achievement.