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Towson University is a public college in Towson, Maryland, and has been named to the Best Colleges for Adults award list. The part-time student body is 2,492 students. The in-state on-campus net price to attend is $16,130 and the per-credit hour charge is $299. The school offers on-campus day care, credit for military training, credit for life experiences, academic counseling services, career services, and more.
- Distance education:Yes
- Career services:Yes
- Weekend/Evening classes:No
- Credit for life experiences:Yes
- On-Campus day care:Yes
- Remedial services:Yes
- Full-time undergrad students:15,526
- Undergrad students over 25 years old:1,937
- Pell Grant students:5,807
- Online and distance education undergrad students:557
Students over 25 years old11%
Online & Distance Programs
Bachelor's degrees offered
- Health Professions and Related Programs(1)
- Retention rate for part-time students:71%
Military & Veteran
- Credit for military training:Yes
- Dedicated staff member:Yes
- Student veteran organization:Yes
- Yellow Ribbon Program member:Yes
- Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges member:Yes
Featured Programs & Degrees
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Management
Students looking to advance their business knowledge and skills can enroll with Towson University. Courses are conveniently offered at TU in Northeastern Maryland at Harford Community College. The Business Administration degree focuses on management skills to prepare students for leadership roles in their careers.
Bachelor of Science in Sociology, Criminal Justice Concentration
Students interested in studying crime can pursue the Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology, Criminal Justice Concentration. The degree is offered on campus at TU in Northeastern MD at Harford Community College. Graduates of this program will be prepared for careers in law enforcement, crime analysis, conflict resolution, victim assistance, security, and more.
Bachelor of Science Education Programs
Towson University offers a number of different options for students looking to pursue a bachelor’s degree in early childhood, elementary, or special education. Students can choose from a 2+2 program where they complete an associate’s degree before enrolling with Towson to complete their bachelor’s degree. Students can complete courses at College of Southern Maryland – Waldorf Center, Universities at Shady Grove, or TU in Northeastern MD at Harford Community College.
Degree Options Include
Elementary Education 2+2
Elementary Education/Special Education 2+2
Elementary Education/Special Education
Early Childhood Education 2+2
Early Childhood/Special Education
Bachelor of Science in Allied Health
The Allied Health degree is offered in a fully online format. It is an ideal program for community college graduates who are looking to advance their education or pursue a more leadership position in their field. Students can choose from tracks in administration/management, advanced respiratory therapy, family studies, education, science and professional preparation, or health promotion, wellness, prevention and community health education.
Bachelor of Science in Family & Human Services, Services to Children and Youth Track
The Family and Human Services degree offered at Harford Community College makes an easy transition for those who have earned an associate’s degree there. The advanced degree will prepare graduates for careers in preschools, adoption agencies, social service programs, and more. It also provides a solid foundation for those looking to move on to graduate study in social work, counseling, psychology, or law.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Programs
Students looking to advance their nursing careers can pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Towson University. Courses are offered at a number of locations, making it convenient for students to earn their degree where they live. Depending on your current level of knowledge, students can choose pursue an AA to BS, BS, or RN to BSN program.
Degree Options Include
Nursing AA to BS
RN to BSN
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
In the Psychology program offered at TU in Northeastern MD at Harford Community College, students will develop skills through research and application and field experience. Students will be prepared to pursue careers in a variety of fields including clinical psychology, social work, behavioral research, business, law, or medicine.
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
Students can complete the TU Information Technology degree without having to travel to main campus. All courses are offered at Harford Community College. Graduates of this bachelor’s degree will be prepared to pursue leadership positions as information technology professionals.