Division of Academic Affairs

The Division of Academic Affairs is composed of six colleges and the academic support units necessary to manage the academic enterprise, on and off campus.

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The Division of Academic Affairs  is overseen by the Office of the Provost, which is responsible for academic programs and services offered through the academic colleges, Honors College, Albert S. Cook Library and the Office of Graduate Studies. Each academic college comprises a number of departments under which the academic programs are offered. 

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Albert S. Cook Library

Albert S. Cook Library is the campus library for Towson University. It provides the resources, services, and spaces that our community needs in order to find, evaluate, and use information appropriately and ethically.

College of Business & Economics

The College of Business and Economics develops high quality and innovative programs and resources, connects individuals to opportunities and theory to practice in curricular, extra-curricular and research activities, and transforms students who will have a positive impact within Maryland and beyond.

College of Education

The College of Education has a distinguished history in the preparation of classroom teachers, school leaders and education specialists. 

College of Fine Arts & Communication

In addition to offering several academic programs of study, the College of Fine Arts and Communication contributes to the cultural life of the university and community through an active calendar of events that include art exhibits, concerts, plays, dance performances, films, debates and lectures.

College of Health Professions

The College of Health Professions offers outstanding educational programs in a wide range of health professions and sport-related areas and promotes activities that foster the integration of health, wellness, and education. Programs are available at the bachelor's, master's, graduate certificate, and doctoral levels.

College of Liberal Arts

The College of Liberal Arts, the largest of the colleges at Towson University, offers undergraduate and graduate programs that teach students how to think critically, communicate clearly and work creatively. 

Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science & Mathematics 

The Fisher College of Science and Mathematics provides excellent undergraduate and post-baccalaureate graduate education in the sciences and mathematics. Our undergraduate programs for preparing STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) teachers lead the region, and have a national reputation because of our Towson UTeach program. 

Honors College

The Honors College provides an enhanced undergraduate experience to more than 700 students. Professors from all academic colleges teach honors classes in more than 60-plus majors and departments. Small Honors classes offer more intimate student-faculty interaction and satisfy Core Curriculum requirements.

Office of Graduate Studies

The Office of Graduate Studies offers more than 75 degree and certificate programs in the fields of business, education, fine arts and communication, health professions, liberal arts, science and mathematics. Both full- and part-time programs are available, led by prominent faculty who combine theory and applied, practical knowledge while encouraging collaboration on research projects and creative productions. 

 

The Division of Academic Affairs also oversees several institutes and programs, and the institutional research and enrollment management administrative units.

Academic units

 Accreditation
 Assessment

 

Additional Resources

Academic Affairs provides leadership and oversight in curricular matters, the development and administration of academic policies and standards, faculty development and research, and the use and improvement of the campus academic facilities. Essential information about Faculty Resources can also be found here.

Contact Information

Office of the Provost

Location
Administration Building
Rm. 311
Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.