The Towson University Professional Leadership Program attracts women from across industry,
government, and nonprofit sectors serving in a wide array of capacities within their
Program curriculum begins with the individual and emanates outward to colleagues,
the organization, and the community. Each session has a specific focus but relates
to four overarching themes.
Leading from the Inside Out—Enhance self-awareness and ability to speak from values and vision
Leading Through Collaboration—Explore ways to collaborate as a leader with a focus on results
Leading in a Dynamic Environment—Take on the challenges of change with power and confidence
Using Your Leadership Voice—Galvanize and engage others to achieve positive outcomes
Kathleen Case our Program Facilitator, is a facilitator/coach who specializes in helping
clients produce real results and make a difference in the world. Her clients are varied
including corporations, government agencies, and non-profits. Her work is largely
focused on organization planning and strategy (including mission and values), leadership
development for mid-level and senior executives, supporting change leadership, improved
team communications, and management skills.
In 2014, while guiding the professional development of dozens of clients, Ms. Case
earned a Masters of Science in Organizational Leadership from Southern New Hampshire
University. She wholeheartedly recommends lifelong learning and professional development;
it keeps you relevant, and confident!
The application process is competitive. To maximize classroom and study group participation,
enrollment is limited. Only one participant from any given organization is allowed
into the program each year. In selecting participants, emphasis will be placed on
creating a diverse class in terms of professional sectors represented, years of experience,
positions, and background.
Will participants receive a certificate?
Towson University will award each program participant with a certificate upon successful
completion of the program.
What is the fee?
The fee for the program is $3,900 and is calculated as 58 contact hours x $67 cost
per contact hour. The fee covers tuition, class materials, lunch, coffee breaks, and
receptions. The fee also includes a full-day of golf training at Caves Valley Golf
Are scholarships available?
Full or partial scholarships are available to a small number of participants, with
emphasis on those representing the non-profit sector. Please contact our program manager
for information on how to apply for a scholarship.