Office of Graduate Studies

graduate studentsThe Office of Graduate Studies offers more than 80 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.

With more than 4,000 students enrolled, Towson University graduate programs create a rich learning environment complemented by diverse perspectives and experiences.

Graduate Student Research Awards

The Office of Graduate Studies grants two awards each April at the annual Student Research Expo to financially support students in their scholarly and creative pursuits, either applied or research-based.

Graduate Thesis Guidelines

A clear, bulleted checklist of guidelines pertaining to a graduate thesis is available from the Office of Graduate Studies. Please refer to this Graduate Thesis Guidelines (PDF) for any question related to formatting.

Graduate Student Association

The Graduate Student Association represents graduate students at Towson University, addressing needs and concerns that arise for this unique part of the campus community.  The GSA also hosts events to build community among students enrolled in graduate programs.

Strategic Plan 2012-2016

The mission of the Office of Graduate Studies is to provide resources, services and leadership that support and guide the graduate academic programs across the university. The strategic plan outlines how this mission will be achieved throughout the next four years.

Graduate Catalogs

Current and former Graduate Catalogs can be found here.

Graduate Syllabus Requirements can be found here.

Graduate Course Approval Form can be found here.


Office of Graduate Studies
Psychology Building, Room 207

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related links


• Graduate Student Resource Guide

• Other Graduate Resources

• Request for Graduate Student Candidate Reimbursement

• Policy on Reimbursement of Graduate Student Candidates




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