Most full time doctoral students and some masterís students in the Department of Criminal Justice receive financial support. Associate instructorships, fellowships, and research assistantships are available on a competitive basis. Such positions provide a stipend for living expenses and tuition fee remission; they may also include a summer tuition fee remission. All full-time graduate students who have either associate instructorships or fellowships are covered by health insurance. This health insurance plan is also available at an additional cost to our studentsí spouses and their dependent children.