Academics

Your academic and career plans begin here. Choose from a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields.

Academic excellence and student success are top priorities at Towson University. Small class sizes, inspiring faculty and interactive learning experiences are hallmarks of a TU education. You’ll work with internationally known authors, scientists and artists, including Nobel Laureates, and Guggenheim and Fulbright Fellows.

Towson University puts the tools in your hands to support learning and scholarship through its Cook Library online and on-site services, including more than 200 computers, viewing and listening rooms, scanners and printers.

All academic programs are firmly grounded in the liberal arts, complemented by opportunities for community service, civic engagement, internships and study abroad

Our undergraduate and graduate programs reflect our responsiveness to constant change in today’s dynamic global marketplace. Non-degree programs and specialized training keep professionals up-to-date with the latest advancements in their fields. 

Explore academics at TU.

TU is defined by rigorous and real-world learning. You can choose from more than 60 majors and 80-plus graduate programs.

Majors, Minors & ProgramsGraduate Programs

Undergraduate Studies

TU offers more than 60 majors and hundreds of unique opportunities. If you are undecided, try a sample of electives as you complete core courses.

Undergraduate Studies Undergraduate Catalog TU in Northeastern Maryland
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Graduate Studies

You’ve made the commitment to continue your education. Select from our 80-plus top-ranked graduate and certificate programs. 

Graduate Studies Graduate Admissions Fellowships & Scholarships
Top 100

Public university by “U.S. News & World Report”

17:1

Student to faculty ratio

100+

Undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs

“I was once an English as a Second Language student, and I know what it feel likes to be different in the classroom. The support I received throughout my education has been critical to my success.”

Samantha Romero-Duenas

Early Childhood Education Major

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Summer Session

Get ahead, catch up or experience more during summer at TU. More than 1,000 classes, labs, internships and independent study programs are offered.

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Accelerated Programs

Accelerated bachelor’s to graduate programs allow you to begin your graduate education as an undergraduate, offering you the opportunity to save time and money while you advance your academic career.

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Nontraditional Academic Opportunities

Lifelong learning is a necessity to stay current and competitive no matter what your profession. Continuing and Professional Studies offers certification courses approved by industry that are designed to address critical skill gaps in high-growth fields.

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