Why Study Education Technology & Literacy?

Towson University has been a leader in teacher preparation for 150 years. The Department of Educational Technology and Literacy continues in its leading role in the development of educational professionals who are making a difference in the field and across the region.

We are dedicated to helping you:

  • develop an in-depth understanding of the interconnectedness of educational technology with teaching and learning processes
  • gain firsthand knowledge of best practices, resources and the current needs in the field through our collaborations with school systems in Baltimore and throughout the state
  • learn from engaged, accessible faculty recognized for their research that combine education and instructional technology in dynamic and essential ways
  • conduct research designed to improve the field of education and make learning accessible for all students
  • provide an understanding of field of education as the sole Instructional Technology doctoral program in Baltimore
  • engage in professional and leadership development in the role of social justice and equity throughout the education field


Our graduates are successful change agents, leaders, presenters, writers, developers, designers and educators who believe in lifelong learning and inspire diverse populations across Maryland.

There are many resources available through the college’s Center for Professional Practice and the university’s Career Center that will help you connect with internships and jobs.