STEM Programs

The Fisher College of Science and Mathematics is home to a variety of programs especially designed for TU students studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and STEM education. 

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The Bridges Programs

The Bridges Programs aim to promote the participation of underrepresented minority students in biomedical research with the goal of changing the face of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce.

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Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation Program

The Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program focus is to increase the quantity of students successfully completing Science, Technology, and Mathematics (STEM) baccalaureate degree programs, and increasing the quantity of students interested in and prepared to matriculate into programs of graduate study.

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Hill-Lopes Scholars Program

Designed to support women in STEM, the highly respected Hill-Lopes Scholars program offers coursework, research experiences, seminars and one-to-one mentorship to selected scholars.

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Preparing PreK–12 Teachers

Faculty in the FCSM have a rich background in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and STEM education. These faculty contribute to Towson University's teacher preparation programs – from early childhood through high school – helping future teachers to learn best practices in STEM education.

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TU Research Enhancement program

The TU Research Enhancement Program (TU REP) offers you the opportunity to engage in authentic research starting early in your academic career and continuing throughout your time at Towson University.

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STEM Living Learning Community

Living in the STEM Residential Living Community is a great way for students to connect with other students, faculty and staff; build community; and enhance their learning experience at Towson University.

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STEM — Teaching Community Project

In the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Teaching Community (STEM-TC) project, faculty from the Fisher College of Science and Mathematics collaborate with undergraduate Learning Assistants to develop active-learning instructional skills, practice those skills, and participate in transforming instruction.

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Towson Opportunities in STEM

Towson Opportunities in STEM (TOPS) is a program committed to celebrating diverse experiences and perspectives.  The TOPS Program is a unique opportunity available to incoming freshmen majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at Towson University. Students selected to participate in TOPS may be eligible to receive many benefits.

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Women in Science Program

The Women in Science Program: (1) creates a cooperative and female-friendly learning and working environment for both students and faculty, (2) enhances the enrollment and retention of female students in the experimental sciences, (3) enhances recruitment, mentoring, retention and visibility of female faculty in the natural, physical, mathematical and computing sciences with an emphasis on those fields where women are underrepresented and (4) develops leadership skills for career development.

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