Graduate assistantships offer degree-related experience and financial support for graduate students enrolled in the Student Development Administration (SDA) program. These experiences are often an important factor when applying for positions after graduation.
- Admitted to a graduate program at Seattle University
- Make satisfactory progress toward your degree during the assistantship
- Take an average of 6 credits per quarter to complete the program in two years, but more or less can be taken depending on the student’s progress through the program
- Apply by December 1 for a graduate assistantship as part of your graduate admissions application
Terms of Employment
- Most annual contracts run from mid-August to mid-June
- Intention is for the student to remain in the position for two academic years
- Second year students may apply
- Admission into the graduate program does not guarantee an assistantship
The Master's degree in Student Development Administration is designed for those who want to work with college students outside of the formal classroom. Creative educators are needed in all post-secondary institutions throughout the United States and increasingly in other countries. Nationally recognized for its "education of the whole person," this program fosters understanding student diversity, ethics and values, and the ability to adapt to specific educational environments.
If you have questions about the admissions application process, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (206) 296-5750.
||Deadline for SDA admissions and graduate assistantship applications
||Applicants receive notification of admission
||Preview Days for graduate assistantship interviews (attend one session)
||Applicants receive hiring offers
||Contracts and new hire paperwork
||Mandatory orientation for graduate assistants
Please contact Eunice MacGill at email@example.com or (206) 296-6066 with questions regarding the graduate assistantship program.