Explore. Experiment. Apply. Practice. The Fisher College of Science and Mathematics offers excellent undergraduate and post-baccalaureate graduate programs combining the latest theory with real-world experience.
Towson nurtures innovators armed with the knowledge and skills to solve complex problems in the rapidly changing science and technology sectors. Our distinctive, student-oriented teaching and learning environment will give you the theoretical foundation and advanced competencies employers, professional schools and graduate programs demand.
Best of Both Worlds
The college sits on Towson’s beautiful, walkable campus, housing state-of-the-art facilities, labs and equipment that you would expect of a big university. While small classes and faculty committed to mentorship and student success ensure that you won’t get lost in the crowd.
Towson is located in the Baltimore/Washington corridor. The region is rich in high-tech companies and government research facilities in need of well-prepared graduates in science and mathematics.
We know that the optimal way to learn science is by doing science. That’s why the college is dedicated to providing opportunities for mentored research, independent study, internships and honors programs. Students run experiments in laboratories, engage with the environment through field studies, conduct research and receive training in state-of-the-art instrumentation.
Through internships and research experiences, majors in the college gain practical workplace know-how that often leads directly to employment upon graduation.
Our faculty are distinguished teachers, scholars and practicing scientists and mathematicians. They pride themselves on a high level of interaction with students in the classroom, the laboratory and the field. The college is a research intensive environment where students work alongside faculty conducting applied and basic research leading to the expansion of knowledge, important discoveries and new products and processes that benefit the scientific community and society.
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Sarah Haines Develops Courses to Give High School Students a Springboard to College
Dr. Sarah Haines, professor of Biological Sciences, has received $110,000 from the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) over the past three years to develop a four-course sequence for students interested in pursuing careers in the natural resource field. Read more »
Keith Reber appointed as 11th Fisher College Endowed Chair
Dr. Keith P. Reber, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, joined the faculty of the Department of Chemistry in August 2014. Dr. Reber earned his Ph.D. in synthetic organic chemistry from Princeton University in 2012, and his bachelor’s degree from the Pennsylvania State University in 2007. Read more (PDF) »
David Vanko Named Geological Society of America 2016 Fellow
David Vanko, Ph.D., dean of the Jess & Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics at Towson University, was named a 2016 Fellow by the Geological Society of America (GSA). Fellowship in the GSA is an honor bestowed on the best in the geoscience profession by election at the spring GSA Council Meeting. Read more »