Resources for Students

Forms and Documents

Department Handbook
General Track Program of Study Worksheet
Global Analysis Track Program of Study Worksheet
Guidelines for Thesis Completion
Permission Request to Enroll in Thesis Form
Thesis Proposal Form
Thesis Defense Announcement Form
Thesis Approval Form
Timetable of Thesis Deadlines
Final Portfolio Guidelines
Guidelines for Directed Individual Readings and Research


The Masters earned at Towson University in the Master of Science Program in Social Science (MSSOSC) extends various possible post-graduation degree applications to students. Listed below are a few agencies where both current students and Towson alumni may find exciting career and volunteer opportunities as well as academic websites to help inform students about important social science issues.

Maryland Department of Education
Maryland Department of Labor
Social Security Administration
Smithsonian Institute
United Nations
U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Department of the State

Research Websites

 Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
Social Science Annual Reviews
Social Science Research Council

Awards, Grants, Scholarships and Assistantships

Current graduate students have the opportunity to receive awards, grants, scholarships and assistantships. Please check with the Financial Aid Office and your program director and professors for additional opportunities available throughout the year.

Alumni Association Graduate Fellowship
Towson University Scholarship Seeker
Towson Graduate Studies Assistantship Program
U.S. State Scholarships and Grants