Competitive assistantships with tuition remission typically require 20 hours of work as a teaching or research assistant or as a support staff for programs or grants. An endowment fund supports graduate student research and travel to present research at meetings of professional societies.

Internships, consisting of two semesters of active participation in the process of school administration for EDAD 696 participants, and one or two semesters, as approved for EDAD 694 and 791 participants, are available. Internships are served under the direct supervision of an experienced educational administrator and a member of the faculty of the Department of Educational Leadership. A wide range of activities is provided to ensure orientation in educational administration as a broad field. Specialized and in-depth projects also are included to provide for the participant's special needs and specific interests. Personal reflection, organization of activities, and self-assessment also are important components of the internship.
Assistantship Application (PDF)