Our DepartmentTowson University’s Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences provides students with an environment that is ideal for the study of science. There are many opportunities to conduct research and become engaged in service at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Students pursuing degrees in physics, astronomy and geosciences will find a dedicated faculty, extensive departmental laboratory resources and state-of the-art equipment to enhance their educational experience.
AcademicsThe Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences is made up of four related disciplines: physics, astronomy, geosciences and science education. Two hallmarks of the department are providing meaningful undergraduate research opportunities and actively embracing the teacher-scholar model.
We offer the following combined undergraduate and graduate degrees:
We offer the following graduate degree: