Towson University

Towson, MD
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Towson University Review

Towson, MD, 8000 York Rd
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Career Preparation B+
Students and Culture A-
Facilities B+
Activities and Groups B+
B+
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Towson University is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 22,284 students and offering 137 degrees in Towson, MD.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Towson University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Education and Liberal Arts
1,601 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics
10
Art Studies
94
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
12
Art Teacher Education
25
11
Child Development
10
28
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
1
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
119
73
0
Education
85
Education
74
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
0
Educational/instructional Technology
67
0
Elementary Education and Teaching
136
6
English Language and Literature
128
Foreign Languages and Literatures
31
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
19
Mathematics Teacher Education
40
Music Teacher Education
24
4
1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
31
Reading Teacher Education
59
0
Secondary Education and Teaching
3
Spanish Language and Literature
1
Special Education and Teaching
17
39
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
135
Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
140
43
12
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
117
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Human and Social Sciences
1,165 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American/united States Studies/civilization
16
Counseling Psychology
0
Family Systems
32
11
History
73
Human Services
98
Humanities/humanistic Studies
0
International Relations and Affairs
43
Jewish/judaic Studies
7
0
0
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
14
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
50
Philosophy
10
Political Science
92
Psychology
372
49
Religion/religious Studies
8
School Psychology
11
Social Sciences
255
4
Urban Studies/affairs
5
Women's Studies
11
2
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Business
909 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
150
Accounting and Related Services
15
Business Administration and Management
471
37
20
Business Administration, Management and Operations
39
2
Economics
73
Human Resources Development
67
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
16
11
Marketing
0
0
Organizational Behavior Studies
3
Project Management
5
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Healthcare
834 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/trainer
11
Gerontology
4
1
Health/health Care Administration/management
77
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
89
49
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
199
3
Nursing Education
12
Occupational Therapy/therapist
45
74
12
1
Physician Assistant
32
Registered Nurse
201
24
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Computer Technology
514 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
64
47
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
33
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance
38
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
6
Data Modeling/warehousing and Database Administration
39
Information Science/studies
55
114
12
Information Technology
92
Web Page, Digital/multimedia and Information Resources Design
14
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Mathematics and Science
408 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
41
Biology
165
18
Chemistry
64
Geography
46
8
Geological and Earth Sciences/geosciences
0
Geology/earth Science
3
Mathematics
47
Physics
12
Physics
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Communication and Media
343 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication
0
Mass Communication
214
Public Relations/image Management
1
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/technician
128
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Art and Design
185 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Acting
7
Dance
14
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
21
3
Fine Arts
78
5
Music
27
2
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
28
Visual and Performing Arts
0
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Agriculture
49 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ecology
34
15
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Legal and Law
30 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Forensic Science and Technology
14
16
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Engineering
3 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Software Engineering
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Towson University.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management
Business Administration, Management and Operations
Child Development
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance
Computer Software Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Data Modeling/warehousing and Database Administration
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
Human Resources Development
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Towson University Counseling Center) American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Maryland Board of Nursing Registered Nursing Programs
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
B+ Great
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Music Education, Class of 1982

Hard to say. I haven't been on campus in 30 years. I trust that my Alma Mater has kept pace with advances in applications of technological research

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Geography and Environmental Planning, Class of 2002

Tools of the industry for GIS - ESRI's ARCMAP

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Nursing, Class of 1978

has changed considerably; was mostly commuter, now more residential; increased diversity

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Music Education, Class of 1982

When I was there, it was very friendly, the students were sharp, while not being overly competitive. Very collaborative approach to day-to-day college life.

Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Nursing, Class of 1978

appear to be up to date, diverse

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Music Education, Class of 1982

Again, I can't speak for today, as it has been 33 years since I graduated.

Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Music Education, Class of 1982

N/A -- again, relevance to today's student population

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BSBA, Class of 2012

don't know of any that are unique

Rated January 2016
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