The CMU Department of Mathematics has graduate teaching assistantships available for students in the Ph.D. and Master's programs.
Graduate teaching assistantships (GTAs) are appointments that require teaching. Through an assistantship, you'll receive a stipend, tuition scholarship classification, travel accident insurance and special library privileges.
Compensation Package Teaching Assistant:
- Academic year stipends vary
- Tuition waiver for 20 credit hours at on-campus rates for the academic year of hire and up to four credit hours for the subsequent summer session.
- In-state tuition rates for additional credit hours
- Some graduate assistantships are represented by the Graduate Student Union. More information is available at
GTAs normally teach two sections of Beginning Algebra (MTH 101) or Intermediate Algebra (MTH 105) per semester. Experienced GTAs may ask to, or may be asked to, teach other courses.
Graduate assistantships are renewable for students making satisfactory progress. Master's students are eligible for up to two years of support and doctoral students are eligible for up to seven years of support.