College of Health Professions


Bachelor of Technical and  Professional Studies in Allied Health (BTPS)

Professor Linda Caplis reviewing the Allied Health Program with a prospective studentThe Allied Health Major at Towson University is designed for community college graduates with an Associate’s Degree, in an approved allied health discipline, to earn a Bachelor’s degree. This degree allows students to not only their advance their education, but also advance professionally in their given fields.

The Allied Health Program is Towson University’s only fully online undergraduate major. All Foundation courses are available online, along with the Administration/Management and Advanced Respiratory tracks. There are also opportunities for students to take courses on our campus located in Towson, Maryland--just north of Baltimore.

Students are able to transfer up to 64 credits from Regionally Accredited Community Colleges. The University requires students to satisfy any non-completed Core Curriculum courses at Towson University. In addition, this degree requires the completion of 36 total units. Of these 36 units, 18 must be taken in required foundation courses. To see list of foundation courses follow below link.

The remaining 18 units must be taken in one of six tracks (shown below) based on the students' professional interests.

• Administration/Management
• Advanced Respiratory Therapy
• Family Studies
• Education
• Science and Professional Preparation
• Health Promotion, Wellness, Prevention and Community Health Education

Admission Requirements
In order to be admitted to the program, students must have an earned Associate’s degree in an approved allied health discipline (see Eligible Disciplines below) and a minimum 2.00 GPA upon transfer. After acceptance, Allied Health students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.00 in Foundation and Track courses. Upon completion, students are rewarded with their Bachelors of Technical/Professional Studies degree.

With an Allied Health degree, graduates will be competitive in positions that require a Bachelor’s. Graduating students are also able to pursue Advanced Degree Programs. For more information on why the Allied Health program is right for you, follow the link below.

Why Study Allied Health?




Allied Health
Linthicum Hall, Room 121

Phone: 410-704-2553
Fax: 410-704-4965




Spotlight of Maureen Carver

“The Allied Health Program has expanded my capabilities within my current field, giving me knowledge and credentials to pursue greater opportunities”

"It really has been a pleasure to learn alongside some of the best professionals in the area."

-Jeremy Adcock, '12




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