Graduate Assistantships

Graduate assistantships are available for students entering the M.S. or the Ph.D. program in biology.

Teaching Assistantships

Teaching assistantships for the academic year beginning in Fall 2019 are $13,289 for M.S. students and $14,089 for Ph.D. students, with a substantial tuition waiver. These are frequently supplemented with summer salary from faculty research grants.

Research Assistantships

Research assistantships are competitively offered by the department and by individual faculty members.

Contact Us

If you are interested in an assistantship, email biology@usd.edu.