Graduate Programs

Towson University offers a  group of interdisciplinary graduate programs that prepare students for both professional and applied fields. Study in these programs also encourages a commitment to lifelong learning and continued personal growth.

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Global Humanities (M.A.)

The global humanities program fosters interdisciplinary inquiry into ideas related to the human condition. Students gain critical and analytical tools to address “real world” problems through readings, discussion, and projects. Graduates pursue careers in NGO and non-profit work, education, arts management, film, library services, IT development, business, economics, communications and public relations, as well as government career sectors.   

Human Resource Development (M.S.)

The human resource development master’s program focuses on the practice of human resource management, development, leadership and organizational change and effectiveness.

Integrated Homeland Security Management (M.S.)

Prepare for a career in homeland security with the master’s in integrated homeland security management. Choose an area of specialization in health preparedness, information assurance or security policy.

Jewish Studies (M.A.)

In the Jewish studies program you’ll become immersed in the history, literature and culture of Judaism. You’ll choose a focus on Biblical and ancient Near Eastern civilization, rabbinic literature, Jewish thought and mysticism, Jewish history or contemporary Jewish studies.

Professional Studies (M.A.)

The professional studies master’s program offers a core curriculum that provides a foundation in research, writing and the liberal arts. You can select an individualized plan of study or the art history concentration.

Security Assessment & Management Post Baccalaureate Certificate

The graduate certificate in security assessment and management provides you with advanced studies and experience in the field and prepares you to work as a team member in an integrated response to any emergency situation.  The program is offered entirely online.

Social Science (M.S.)

You’ll choose from two tracks in the social science master’s program. The General Track is for teachers and other professionals who wish to study social science theory, methods and substantive issues. The Global Analysis Track is for students interested in human rights, international non-governmental organizations, homeland security, intelligence and policy analysis.