College of Business & Economics

Graduate Student Resources

The College of Business and Economics and Towson University offer a number of resources for graduate students. These resources are designed to provide graduate students with the tools they need to succeed in their academic program.

Resources for Prospective Graduate Students

Graduate Program Information
Learn more about graduate programs and post-baccalaureate certificates available through the College of Business and Economics.

Events and Open Houses
For information on Events and Open Houses with the graduate programs and CBE, please see the links below:

>> Towson University College of Business and Economics
>> UB/Towson M.B.A.
>> M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services
>> Supply Chain Management (M.S.)

Graduate Admissions
For information on the application process or to start your application for a CBE graduate program today, please visit Graduate Admissions. If you are applying to the UB/Towson M.B.A. or the Leadership Certificate, please contact the UB Admissions Office.

International Students
Towson University offers a number of resources specifically for international graduate students.

Graduate Admissions for International Students: For information on applying to one of Towson’s graduate programs, please visit International Graduate Admissions. You will find all the information you need to begin the process of applying to the university.

International Student and Scholar Office: This office is an important resource for international students as it provides assistance with documents, services and various programs to ensure the success of Towson’s international population. Please visit the International Student and Scholar Office to learn more.

International students who are applying to the UB/Towson M.B.A. or the Leadership Certificate should contact the UB Admissions Office. for international student requirements.

The College of Business and Economics offers scholarship opportunities that have changed the lives of many students, leading them to successful paths to becoming leaders in the work force. Please review available scholarships carefully to determine those for which graduate students qualify.

Preparing for the GMAT and GRE
All graduate degree programs in the College of Business and Economics require you to take the GMAT or the GRE. Please check the individual program pages for specific GMAT or GRE requirements.

Here are some useful resources for preparing for the tests.

About the test The GMAT is for those interested in applying to a business school or management education program. The test is made up of 4 sections: Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The GRE is designed to demonstrate that you, the student, is prepared for graduate-level studies. It is comprised of 3 sections: Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing
Schedules and Registration Schedule your exam Test Centers and Dates

Registering for the Test
Studying and Preparation Tips and Strategies

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Test Preparation Materials

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Course Schedules
For a look at course schedules for available terms, please consult the individual program pages. Make sure you check the course schedules frequently prior to registration as they are subject to change. 

Taking Graduate Courses at Other USM Schools
Students admitted to graduate programs are eligible to take courses at other University System of Maryland schools on a space-available basis (with the exception of University of Maryland University College – UMUC, which does not participate in inter-institutional enrollment).

Graduate students seeking to take classes at other universities must complete the UB/Towson MABAS Inter-Institutional Enrollment Form (PDF) and the Graduate IIR Addendum Form (PDF). Learn more about Inter-Institutional Enrollment from Towson University’s Office of the Registrar. 

Resources for Current Graduate Students

Graduate Assistantships: The Graduate Assistantship Program at Towson offers a limited number of graduate assistantships to qualified individuals each year. For information on available positions, qualifications and applying, please visit Graduate Assistantships.

Internships: Towson also offers resources for obtaining an internship. To learn more, please visit Finding an Internship.

Tutorial Services: Through the Office of Graduate Studies, graduate students can seek assistance in their studies with services such as The Writing Lab and statistics tutoring. Learn more in the TU Graduate Resource Guide (PDF). 

Graduate Student Association: The GSA serves as the voice of the graduate population at Towson. In addition to addressing needs and concerns of graduate students, the association hosts various events throughout the year.

Parking: All Towson students are required to display a valid parking permit. To acquire a permit, you must be registered at Towson. You can find more information through Parking and Transportation Services or contact them at

Student IDs: The OneCard is the official Towson University ID card. It provides access to many university services: library privileges at Cook Library, use of the university's athletic facilities, free or reduced-priced tickets at Towson University cultural and athletic events, access to recreational facilities and a free e-mail account through the Office of Technology Services. With two debit spending accounts, the OneCard provides cashless access to goods and services campus wide.

TU Graduate Resource Guide: For additional information about graduate resources available at Towson University, review the TU Graduate Resource Guide (PDF).


Research Assistance

Need help with a research project? Contact Shana M. Gass, Research and Instruction Librarian at or

College of Business & Economics

Phone: 410-704-3496
Fax: 410-704-2300

Office Location

Stephens Hall, Room 218
Hours: Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Mailing Address

College of Business & Economics
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001