Need help paying for your graduate work in journalism? Our department is committed to providing practical, hands-on opportunities through graduate assistantships. 


Assistantships provide:

  • a tuition
  • a modest stipend
  • a chance to work closely with nationally renowned faculty
  • hands-on experience in our field


In addition to a full load of classes, graduate assistants work 10 to 20 hours each week on a variety of assignments.

Apply for a Position

Please print and fill out our application form and mail it to our department’s main office.

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Mailing Address

Department of Journalism
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306