Explore. Experiment. Apply. Practice. The Fisher College of Science and Mathematics offers excellent undergraduate and graduate programs combining the latest theory with real-world experience.
Towson University nurtures innovators armed with the knowledge and skills to solve complex problems in the rapidly changing science and technology sectors. Our distinctive, student-oriented teaching and learning environment will give you the theoretical foundation and advanced competencies employers, professional schools and graduate programs demand.
Fisher College sits on TU’s beautiful, walkable campus, housing state-of-the-art facilities, labs and equipment that you would expect of a big university. While small classes and faculty committed to mentorship and student success ensure that you won’t get lost in the crowd.
Towson University is located in the Baltimore/Washington corridor. The region is rich in high-tech companies and government research facilities in need of well-prepared graduates in science and mathematics.
We know that the optimal way to learn science is by doing science. That’s why the college is dedicated to providing opportunities for mentored research, independent study, internships and honors programs. Students run experiments in laboratories, engage with the environment through field studies, conduct research and receive training in state-of-the-art instrumentation.
Through internships and research experiences, majors in the college gain practical workplace know-how that often leads directly to employment upon graduation.
Our faculty are distinguished teachers, scholars and practicing scientists and mathematicians. They pride themselves on a high level of interaction with students in the classroom, the laboratory and the field. The college is a research-intensive environment where students work alongside faculty conducting applied and basic research leading to the expansion of knowledge, important discoveries and new products and processes that benefit the scientific community and society.
Nicole Hondrogiannis, a junior studying biology, won a prestigious scholarship awarded to those with a promising future in research. Nicole, a junior biology major from Harford County, received the award this year, an honor given to students who apply and who demonstrate a strong commitment to research, display intellectual rigor and who have the potential to make a future, significant contribution to their field of study. Read more »
The finalists was Team Mamba Worldwide Consulting with student members: Jonathan Hempstead, Allison Zablow, Shawn Endres, Danielle Welker (Team Leader) and Schuyler Call. The semifinalists was Team Blackwater Actuarial Consulting with team members: Niship Baraili, Sudesh Sharma, Xiaoman Xu, Robert Sherman, and Xin Li (Team Leader). Dr. Min Deng was the faculty advisor to both teams. See SOA website »
Dr. Christopher Salice, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, for Excellence in Scholarship, Research or Creative Activity. And Dr. Josh Dehlinger, Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, for Excellence in Mentoring. Read more »