Jess & Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics

Information Technology (D.Sc.)

Application Deadline

Rolling admission for applicants is based on program needs. Full consideration is given to complete applications received by May 1st for fall and November 1st for spring admissions for domestic students.

Deadline for international applicants: 10/1 for spring, 4/15 for fall

Admission Requirements

You must hold a master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university* in one of the following fields: Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology or a closely related field.  

Those students who do not hold a master’s degree may choose to apply to Towson University’s master degree programs in either Computer Science or Applied Information Technology to complete the necessary requirements. Upon completion of your master’s degree, you can apply for admission to the doctoral program. 

  • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • A minimum of two letters of recommendation preferably from academic institutions. (Email addresses of recommenders must be entered on application).
  • Research statement letter as outlined here.
  • Resume
  • TOEFL Scores (For International Students Only)
  • Optional Test Scores (GRE - in analytic, quantitative, and verbal).

Non-immigrant international students: See additional admission information in Graduate Admissions.

*See Exceptions to Policy in Graduate Admissions.







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