Towson University in Northeastern Maryland offers programs designed to prepare students for today’s rapidly changing workplace. You’ll challenge your thinking about careers, internships, research and service learning in the following programs.
TU in Northeastern Maryland (TUNE) is now offering Health Care Management major, effective Fall 2022 semester.
To learn more about the major, please visit the College of Health Profession's page on the Health Care Management Major.
Further information about the coursework and transfer requirements can be found in the 2+2 Program Transfer Agreement (PDF) between Harford Community College and Towson University.
Contact Dr. Cassandra Henson at chenson AT_TOWSON
One of the most popular majors on campus, a degree in business administration opens the door to a wealth of job and career opportunities, not only in business but also in government and nonprofit sectors as well.Learn more here.
This major takes a three-pronged approach to communication studies. First, gain a greater understanding of the role that communication plays in shaping culture and identity. Second, analyze the ways in which the process of meaning-making — through words, images, symbols or technology — strategically influences human judgment and actions. Third, sharpen your critical thinking abilities as you become a more ethical producer and consumer of messages.Learn more here.
Towson University’s specially designed, integrated major provides a strong academic foundation and real-world experiences that help beginning teachers understand how young children of all ability levels develop and learn. You’ll gain the knowledge, skills and dispositions you need to teach in the preschool and primary grades. At the completion of the program, you will have the opportunity to become certified to teach both early childhood (pre-K through grade 3) and special education (birth through grade 3).Learn more here.
Our integrated undergraduate major in elementary education and special education offers outstanding teacher preparation in facilitating active learning and instruction in diverse and inclusive classrooms. You’ll be prepared to use research findings and experience-based practice to engage your students in the learning process. This degree prepares you for Maryland State Certification in both elementary education (1-6) and special education (1-8) and a position as an elementary classroom teacher or an elementary/middle special education teacher.Learn more here.
This degree provides excellent preparation for a variety of human service careers, including employment in preschools, adoption agencies, and social service programs. Also, it provides the foundation for graduate study in areas such as social work, counseling, psychology, and law. Students in the program are aided in comprehending and synthesizing course material through experiential learning in the community.Learn more here.
The Healthcare Management program prepares students for entry into non-clinical roles, such as in hospitals, physicians’ practices, long-term care facilities, assisted living communities and health insurers. Healthcare Finance, Human Resources, Marketing and Quality Management are just a few key areas included in the healthcare management foundation, as well as other leadership and health administration fields.Learn more here.
Information technology involves the selection, creation, application, integration and administration of computing and communication technologies to meet user needs in an organizational and societal context. The bachelor’s degree in information technology prepares you to enter the workplace as an IT professional and grow into leadership positions or pursue research or graduate studies in the IT field.Learn more here.
This accelerated year-round plan allows students dual enrollment in both the associate degree nursing program at the respective community college and the baccalaureate degree nursing program at Towson University. Successful students will earn both degrees in approximately 2.5 years of year round enrollment.Learn more here.
The thought of juggling work, family and college can be overwhelming. But the RN to B.S. in Nursing program at Towson can help you broaden your nursing practice skills and build a solid foundation for developing an area of specialization. Gain the education you need to assume expanding nursing roles that require greater problem-solving and critical-thinking skills both within health care institutions and the community.Learn more here.
From broad exposure to basic psychology to an in-depth understanding of the methods used to conduct psychological research, you will broaden your knowledge of the field and its application to everyday life.Learn more here.
Engage in the scientific study of crime and criminality, other forms of social deviance and official responses to crime by law enforcement, the criminal courts and the corrections system. Prepare for graduate study or to pursue a career in law enforcement, crime measurement and analysis, mediation and conflict resolution, victim assistance, and homeland or corporate security, among others.Learn more here.
* Screened majors
For more information on any of our programs, contact the Program Coordinator today.
Towson University has partnered with Harford Community College (HCC) and Cecil College to offer undergraduate programs. The partnership agreement assures maximum transfer credit between degree programs at HCC and Cecil College and Towson University and confirms the acceptance of transfer credits from HCC and Cecil College to specific Towson programs (see below). The table below links the maximum transfer credits possible for a given program from HCC and Cecil College.
|TU Program||Harford Community College||Cecil College|
|Business Administration, Leadership & Management *||A.S. in Business Administration||A.A. in Business Administration|
|Communication Studies||A.A. in Communication Studies||NA|
|Early Childhood / Special Education *||A.A.T. in Early Childhood Education||Associate of Arts in Teaching (A.A.T.) Degree|
|Elementary Education / Special Education *||A.A.T. in Elementary Education / Special Education||Associate of Arts in Teaching (A.A.T.) Degree|
|Family and Human Services||A.A. in Sociology – General Sociology Track
A.A. in Sociology – Social Work Track
|Health Care Management||A.S in Business Administration||
|Information Technology||A.A.S. in Computer Information Systems
A.A.S. in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity
|Nursing *||A.T.B. in Nursing||A.T.B. in Nursing|
|Psychology||A.A. in Psychology||A.A. in Psychology or General Studies|
|Sociology – Criminal Justice||A.A. in Criminal Justice||A.A.S. in Criminal Justice – Corrections|
* Screened majors