Teaching assistantships in Health Behavior

Each semester, Health Behavior students are invited to submit applications for a limited amount of teaching assistantship (TA) positions for the department’s core courses. Each semester an email announcement is sent to all eligible students with information on applying for TA positions.

Teaching assistantships at a glance:
First year
MPH or MSPH
Continuing
MPH
First year
PhD
Continuing
doctoral
Eligible to apply
No
Yes
Yes, on a limited basis*
Yes*
Application required
n/a
Yes
Yes
Yes
Appointment length
n/a
1 semester/17 weeks
1 semester/17 weeks
1 semester/17 weeks
Hours per week
n/a
16 hours
18 hours
18 hours
Stipend amount
n/a
$5,550
$7,600
$7,600
Tuition covered
n/a
Academic Affairs rate for program in which student is enrolled, varies annually
Eligible for tuition remission
n/a
No
FAFSA submission required
No
Student Fees
n/a
Not covered
Not covered
Not covered
Health insurance paid n/a Yes Yes Yes


*PhD students are required to have an MPH in order to qualify for a teaching assistantship during their first two years in the program.

TA tuition responsibilities

Students are responsible for paying all student fees and the difference between Public Health and Academic Affairs tuition rates.