Department of Mathematics

Students in the Department of Mathematics are encouraged to develop superior thinking and problem-solving skills in preparation for mathematics-based careers and continued study.

Our mathematics programs prepare students for a range of careers in education, industry and government. The mathematics major is also recommended for students planning for graduate or professional school. Find out more about the advantages of studying mathematics at Towson University.

The Department of Mathematics offers the major and minor in mathematics and combined major programs, including mathematics and computer science, and mathematics and computer science with a security track. Master’s degree programs are available in applied and industrial mathematics and mathematics education

What We Offer

The department offers students:

  • small classes taught by accomplished faculty with both scholarly and practical experience who offer mentorship and personalized attention
  • opportunities to conduct research under faculty supervision and work on sponsored projects through the Applied Mathematics Laboratory
  • state-of-the-art facilities, including multiple computer-based classrooms and laboratories
  • innovative Towson UTeach program designed so that mathematics teachers-in-training can complete a bachelor’s degree and teacher certification course work in four years; Towson University’s professional education programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the Maryland State Department of Education
  • highly individualized advising, specialized mathematics tutoring and opportunities for advanced students to become tutors and mentors
  • three active student clubs, featuring guest speakers, networking events and career support

News & Events

Mathematics Colloquium

May 2, 2019

3:30-4:30 pm in YR 320

Dr. Moustapha Pemy, Professor of Mathematics, will present a sabbatical colloquium talk on "Optimal Trading Algorithms on Regime Switching."

ASRM Speaker Series

May 15, 2019

4-5 pm in YR 121

Dr. Jung Jin Lee, Professor Emeritus of the Dept. of Statistics and Actuarial Science at Soongsil University will present on "Mobile Teaching Statistics by Using the Web-based Dynamic Graphical Software eStat."

Mathematics Colloquium

May 21, 2019

3:30-4:30 pm in YR 320

Dr. Mostafa Aminzadeh, Professor of Mathematics, will present a sabbatical colloquium talk on "Bayesian Estimation of Ruin Probability: The Case of NHPP Claim Arrivals and Heavy-tailed Distributed Claim Aggregates."