The Department of Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences inspires students to explore the physical forces that shape our world and the celestial bodies beyond us.
Towson University’s programs in physics, astronomy and geosciences prepare students for a range of careers in education, industry and government. They also provide the solid academic foundation needed for graduate study. Find out more about the advantages of studying physics, astronomy and geosciences at Towson University.
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Towson University is one of the few universities nationwide that has a significant number of education faculty within its science departments. The Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences houses six faculty who focus on K-12 science and engineering education.
TU students learn how physics powered the Industrial Revolution
Towson University associate professor talks about NASA’s upcoming mission to explore the sun.
Physics major Max Coplan '19 shares why he thinks TU is among the best in physics research institutions.