Financial Aid

MAIAA Students at Orientation
Funding Your Degree

Financial Aid

Students accepted into the MAIAA program are guaranteed funding for both years of the program. This is accomplished through graduate assistant positions that provide the following during both year 1 and year 2 of the program:
  • Tuition waiver
  • Monthly stipend
  • Coverage of 79% of student health insurance premium, which includes dental and pharmacy

1st Year Graduate Assistantship

First year MAIAA students GA within the College of Business a maximum of twenty hours per week within one of the following departments. Departments do accept multiple students as GA’s.

  • Department of Management
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Marketing
  • Department of Finance
  • Teaching BSAD 150 – Basic Skills Computer Course
  • Office of Marketing, Communications and External Relations

As a graduate assistant in the College of Business, students are assigned many professional assignments including assisting professors with teaching/grading courses, completing departmental research, as well as providing administrative support to faculty/staff.

Students are placed in College of Business GA positions by assignment upon admittance into the program.

Richard DeFusco Dr. Richard DeFusco talks with graduate students, and is one of the many professors that facilitates the graduate assistantship opportunities vital to the success of our students.

2nd Year Graduate Assistantship

Second year MAIAA students GA within the Nebraska Department of Athletics a maximum of twenty hours per week within one of the following departments. These GA positions are solicited only to MAIAA program students.

  • Academic Programs and Student Services
  • Life Skills
  • Business Office
  • Capital Planning and Construction
  • Communications
  • Development/Ticketing
  • Digital Media
  • Event Management
  • HuskerVision
  • Marketing and Fan Experience
  • Sports Analytics
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Venue Technology

Students are placed in an internship based on mutual interest by both the student and the department and a professional interview process.

Matt McNally 2016 MAIAA student, Matt McNally (center), worked with the Nebraska Athletics Event Management Department during the 2015-16 year, shown here shown here shortly after the Huskers won the 2015 Women’s NCAA Volleyball Championship at the Century Link Center in Omaha, NE.

For more information call or email Brandon Urry, Program Coordinator at 402-472-5397 or