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Graduate Assistantships

The Carlos Alvarez College of Business at The University of Texas at San Antonio offers teaching and research assistantships to support graduate students. Select the tab below to view our typical compensation package.

Teaching and Graduate Research Assistantships for master's students are offered on a competitive basis. The typical minimum compensation package is below.

Master's Students (GRA/TA) 19-Hour Appointment
GRA/TA Appointment (12 months)* $12,000
Competitive Scholarship** $1,000
Minimum Value of Typical Package $13,000

*Must be enrolled for a minimum of 9 credit hours during the fall and spring semesters and 3 credit hours during the summer semester.
**To be distributed $500 during the fall semester and $500 during the spring semester. Recipients awarded a minimum of $1,000 will receive in-state tuition rates for the academic year.

Eligibility

  1. Be admitted unconditionally to a graduate program within the Alvarez College of Business, or already be enrolled in good academic standing in one of these graduate programs. While students from other colleges may be considered, the preference is for Alvarez College of Business students.
  2. Make satisfactory progress toward a graduate degree and be meeting all milestones.
  3. Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0
  4. A student who is awarded an assistantship must be enrolled full-time, 9 hours in a long semester (fall and spring) and 3 hours in summer to be appointed for a full graduate assistantship of 19 hours per week.

In-State Tuition Eligibility Requirements

Graduate students awarded a competitive scholarship of at least $1,000 will receive in-state tuition for the academic year.

To apply

Obtain an application from the department(s) listed below in which you would like to work, or search for available positions in Handshake.

Department Contact
Accounting Lisa Gonzales
Economics Margaret Kelly
Finance Becky Stratton
Information Systems &
Cyber Security
Melody Hensley
Management Mary Kalicki
Management Science & Statistics Kim Kyle
Marketing Ana Arellano

Early application is strongly recommended to be considered for scholarships, assistantships or other forms of financial support. Please note that admission into the program is not a guarantee of financial support. Ph.D. students who are selected for funding typically receive the following yearly minimum financial package for a period of up to four years.

*Note that UTSHIP costs may be higher for international students. Rates below are for domestic students.

Program Title Full-time Status Full Program Stipend Tuition + Fees
(9/9/3 SCH)
*UTSHIP: Health Insurance Total Support Package
Doctor of Philosophy in Accounting GRA I 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GRA II (post qualifiers) 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GTA I 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GTA II (after 18 hours of graduate-level coursework) 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GSA 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Statistics GRA I 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GRA II (post qualifiers) 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GTA I 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GTA II (after 18 hours of graduate-level coursework) 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GSA 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
Doctor of Philosophy in Finance GRA I 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GRA II (post qualifiers) 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GTA I 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GTA II (after 18 hours of graduate-level coursework) 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GSA 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology GRA I 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GRA II (post qualifiers) 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GTA I 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GTA II (after 18 hours of graduate-level coursework) 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GSA 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
Doctor of Philosophy in Management and Organization Studies GRA I 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GRA II (post qualifiers) 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GTA I 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GTA II (after 18 hours of graduate-level coursework) 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GSA 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
Doctor of Philosophy in Marketing GRA I 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GRA II (post qualifiers) 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GTA I 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GTA II (after 18 hours of graduate-level coursework) 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813
GSA 0.475 FTE-12 months $25,000 $13,500 $3,313 $41,813

*Paid by college or faculty
**Reimbursed to the student upon proof of insurance, up to $3,313

The Carlos Alvarez College of Business provides support for Ph.D. student academic travel and generous grants to support research. The student's department may offer additional fellowships/scholarships to top students on a competitive basis.

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