About Us

Towson University Continuing and Professional Studies provides opportunities for Greater Baltimore's workforce and employers.

We are committed to helping working professionals advance their career through industry-recognized certification prep courses. Whether you're changing careers, re-entering the workforce, or boosting your resume, our in-class and online options provide you the flexibility to meet your career goals.

Our focus remains on certifications recognized and approved by industry, relate to multiple job sectors, and offer you the largest return on your investment.

Towson University Continuing & Professional Studies courses are non-credit and students do not require academic admission to Towson University to enroll. Our courses align with the academic mission of Towson University and focus on business and management, information technology, and the health professions. We are the only Cisco Networking Academy support and training center in the state of Maryland.

Why TU Continuing and Professional Studies?

Instructors and Small Classes

Our instructors are industry leaders. Many are Towson University faculty. With small class sizes, they are committed to providing you with the guidance needed to successfully complete your course and advance your career.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Approved Courses

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) provides federal workforce funding to assist individuals who meet certain criteria for enrollment into a postsecondary school program. Towson University is a designated Maryland Eligible Training Provider and all courses offered by Continuing & Professional Studies are WIOA approved.

Find your local Maryland American Job Center.

GI Bill® Approved Courses

The GI Bill® provides education benefits to servicemembers, veterans, and their dependents. All in-class courses offered by Continuing & Professional Studies are GI Bill® approved, except Accounting & Bookkeeping. NOTE: Online courses are NOT GI Bill® approved.

If you're interested in seeking GI Bill® funding for any of our courses, contact Trudy Munroe at or 410-704-6563.

Tuition Assistance Plans

Qualifying students may take advantage of our tuition assistance plans. This enables students to “pay as you go” through the end of the non-credit program. All plans require a down payment of 10–20% depending upon the length of the course. Payments must be completed by the end of the course and students must be currently enrolled with arranged payments in order to attend classes.

Contact Chunta Rivers at for tuition plan assistance.

Discounts

Individuals who have previously taken a continuing education course with Towson University Continuing & Professional Studies are eligible for a 20% discount upon registration into any course. Towson University students, alumni, staff, and faculty are eligible for a 20% discount upon registration into any course with a current TU ID or an unofficial transcript.

TU provides group and corporate discounts for most courses. Email for more details.

Directions

From I-95 North and South
  • Take the Baltimore Beltway I-695 west (toward Towson).
  • Take exit 25 (Charles Street) south. Proceed 1.7 miles.
  • Turn left on Towsontown Boulevard and proceed to the first stoplight.
  • Turn right onto Osler Drive.
  • Turn left at second light onto Cross Campus Blvd.
  • Proceed to stoplight, then turn right onto York Road. Proceed approximately a half mile.
  • Turn into 7400 York Road Building parking lot on the right, just before the Stevenson Lane stoplight. Park in the lot behind the building. Classrooms are on the first floor.
From I-83 North and South
  • Take the Baltimore Beltway I-695 east (toward Towson).
  • Take exit 25 (Charles Street) south. Proceed 1.7 miles.
  • Turn left on Towsontown Boulevard and proceed to the first stoplight.
  • Turn right onto Osler Drive.
  • Turn left at second light onto Cross Campus Blvd.
  • Proceed to stoplight, then Turn right onto York Road. Proceed approximately a half mile.
  • Turn into 7400 York Road Building parking lot on the right, just before the Stevenson Lane stoplight. Park in the lot behind the building. Classrooms are on the first floor.
From I-70 Eastbound
 
  • Take the Baltimore Beltway I-695 north (toward Towson).
  • Take exit 25 (Charles Street) south. Proceed 1.7 miles.
  • Turn left on Towsontown Boulevard and proceed to the first stoplight.
  • Turn right onto Osler Drive.
  • Turn left at second light onto Cross Campus Blvd.
  • Proceed to stoplight, then Turn right onto York Road. Proceed approximately a half mile.
  • Turn into 7400 York Road Building parking lot on the right, just before the Stevenson Lane stoplight. Park in the lot behind the building. Classrooms are on the first floor.
From Baltimore City
 
  • Travel north on Charles Street.
  • Turn right onto Towsontown Blvd and proceed to the first stoplight.
  • Turn right onto Osler Drive.
  • Turn left at second light onto Cross Campus Blvd.
  • Proceed to stoplight, then Turn right onto York Road. Proceed approximately a half mile.
  • Turn into 7400 York Road Building parking lot on the right, just before the Stevenson Lane stoplight. Park in the lot behind the building. Classrooms are on the first floor.

 

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