Graduate Student Resources

The College of Business and Economics and Towson University offer a number of resources and tools graduate students need to succeed in their academic program.

Resources for Prospective Graduate Students

Graduate Admissions

For information on the application process or to start your application for a CBE graduate program today, please visit Graduate Admissions.

International Students

Towson University offers a number of resources specifically for international graduate students.

Graduate Admissions for International Students

For information on applying to one of Towson’s graduate programs, please visit International Graduate Admissions. You will find all the information you need to begin the process of applying to the university.

International Student and Scholar Office

This office is an important resource for international students as it provides assistance with documents, services and various programs to ensure the success of Towson’s international population. Please visit the International Student and Scholar Office to learn more.


The College of Business and Economics offers scholarship opportunities that have changed the lives of many students, leading them to successful paths to becoming leaders in the workforce. Please review available scholarships carefully to determine those for which graduate students qualify.

Preparing for the GMAT and GRE

All graduate degree programs in the College of Business and Economics require you to take the GMAT or the GRE. Please check the individual program pages for specific GMAT or GRE requirements.

About the test The GMAT is for those interested in applying to a business school or management education program. The test is made up of four sections: Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The GRE is for those interested in applying to a business school or management education program. The test is made up of three sections: verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning and analytical writing.
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Free Practice Test (Princeton Review)

Taking Graduate Courses at Other USM Schools

Students admitted to graduate programs are eligible to take courses at other University System of Maryland schools on a space-available basis (with the exception of University of Maryland University College – UMUC, which does not participate in inter-institutional enrollment).

Learn more about Inter-Institutional Enrollment from Towson University’s Registrar’s Office.

Resources for Current Graduate Students

Graduate Assistantships

The Graduate Assistantship Program at Towson offers a limited number of graduate assistantships to qualified individuals each year. For information on available positions, qualifications and applying, please visit Graduate Assistantships.

Graduate Student Association (GSA)

The GSA serves as the voice of the graduate population at Towson. In addition to addressing needs and concerns of graduate students, the association hosts various events throughout the year.