Towson is ideally situated near major public and private research institutions in
the Maryland and Washington, DC area. Our alumni find employment in a variety of research
related positions with employers such as National Institutes of Health, US Army Research
Labs, and private research firms such as Westat and IMPAQ. Our graduates also frequently
continue their education in Ph.D. programs. Recently, students have been admitted
to prestigious Ph.D. programs at Princeton University, Northwestern University, and
Ohio State University.
Our accomplished faculty are recognized scholars and dedicated teachers. They are
also passionate mentors. Accessible and engaged, your professors will be there to
give advice and encouragement, and connect you with opportunities and resources.
The department’s facilities include separate research labs with equipment for cognitive,
biological, developmental, clinical, and social psychological research. Facilities
also include state-of-the-art classrooms and computer labs for instruction on statistical