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 the largest return on 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.

Corporate Training Options

We understand you have training options. Here’s how TU Continuing & Professional Studies’ corporate training stands out from the competitors.

  • We provide extensive market expertise and industry experience in training and education.
  • We have a dedicated team to listen closely and create solutions that fit your needs.
  • We create clear objectives with measurable outcomes for all courses that we teach.
  • We prepare inspired, applied and interactive training to support adult learners.
  • We deliver passionate trainers obsessed with providing a high quality experience for your associates.
  • We have earned a national reputation for academic excellence and student success that we will share with your associates.
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.

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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.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website.

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

Tuition Payment Plans

Individuals may take advantage of our tuition payment plans. This enables students to break down tuition throughout the duration of the course so students have extra time to pay. All plans require that the first payment be made prior to the course start date in order for students to be fully enrolled and attend class or gain access to their online account. The total number of payments will vary depending upon the length of the course. All payments must be made in full, with the final payment due one week prior to the course end date, in order to successfully complete the course.

Contact Kevin Bradley at for more information regarding tuition payment plans.

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.

Notices

Towson University Continuing and Professional Studies cannot guarantee employment placement, salary increases, or career advancement upon completion of any of our non-degree courses. Career advancement may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of our programs.

In addition, students are fully responsible for understanding the requirements of the associated certification exams for the program they are completing. Towson University cannot guarantee students will be eligible to sit for or pass any exams. In some cases, work experience, educational requirements beyond our certification courses, and/or background checks may be necessary to be eligible to take and/or to successfully pass the associated exams.

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.