Towson University - Master's Degree

Towson University is recognized as one of the nation's best regional public universities, offering more than 100 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields.

  • Average Tuition USD 36,274

School Description

Towson University fosters intellectual inquiry and critical thinking preparing graduates who will serve as effective, ethical leaders and engaged citizens.

Master Programs

  • 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, United States

    Art History

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the study of the historical development of art as social and intellectual phenomenon, the analysis of works of art, and art conservation. Includes instruction in the theory of art, art history research methods, connoisseurship, the preservation and conservation of works of art, and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

  • 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, United States

    Biology

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

  • 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, United States

    Business Economics

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

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    Childhood Education

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to infant and pre-school age children with special learning needs or disabilities, and that prepares individuals to teach such students. Includes instruction in diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

  • 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, United States

    Communication

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 09.0100 - 09.0199.

  • 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, United States

    Computer Science

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

  • 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, United States

    Education

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.

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    Environmental Studies

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature.

  • 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, United States

    Fine Arts

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    Any instructional program in fine arts and art studies not listed above.

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    Forensic Science

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of the physical, biomedical, and social sciences to the analysis and evaluation of physical evidence, human testimony and criminal suspects. Includes instruction in forensic medicine, forensic dentistry, anthropology, psychology, entomology, pathology, forensic laboratory technology and autopsy procedures, DNA and blood pattern analysis, crime scene analysis, crime scene photography, fingerprint technology, document analysis, witness and suspect examination procedures, applicable law and regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

  • 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, United States

    Gender Studies

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the defined areas, regions, and countries of the world; defined minority groups within and across societies; and issues relevant to collective gender and group experience.

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    Health Science

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to practice as licensed professionals and assistants in the health care professions and related clinical sciences and administrative and support services.

  • 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, United States

    Humanities

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on combined studies and research in the humanities subjects as distinguished from the social and physical sciences, emphasizing languages, literatures, art, music, philosophy and religion.

  • 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, United States

    Information Technology

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design of technological information systems, including computing systems, as solutions to business and research data and communications support needs. Includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware and software components, algorithms, databases, telecommunications, user tactics, application testing, and human interface design.

  • 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, United States

    Jewish Studies

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the nature of religious belief and specific religious and quasi-religious systems. Includes instruction in phenomenology; the sociology, psychology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and art of religion; mythology; scriptural and textual studies; religious history and politics; and specific studies of particular faith communities and their behavior.

  • 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, United States

    Marketing

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to undertake and manage the process of developing consumer audiences and moving products from producers to consumers. Includes instruction in buyer behavior and dynamics, principle of marketing research, demand analysis, cost-volume and profit relationships, pricing theory, marketing campaign and strategic planning, market segments, advertising methods, sales operations and management, consumer relations, retailing, and applications to specific products and markets.

  • 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, United States

    Music Education

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the introductory study and appreciation of music and the performing arts. Includes instruction in music, dance, and other performing arts media.

  • 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, United States

    Nursing

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

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    Performing Arts

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the creation and interpretation of works and performances that use auditory, kinesthetic, and visual phenomena to express ideas and emotions in various forms, subject to aesthetic criteria.

  • 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, United States

    Physics

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of matter and energy, and the formulation and testing of the laws governing the behavior of the matter-energy continuum. Includes instruction in classical and modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, mechanics, wave properties, nuclear processes, relativity and quantum theory, quantitative methods, and laboratory methods.

  • 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, United States

    Social Sciences

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of social systems, social institutions, and social behavior.

  • 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, United States

    Supply Chain Management

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to manage and coordinate all logistical functions in an enterprise, ranging from acquisitions to receiving and handling, through internal allocation of resources to operations units, to the handling and delivery of output. Includes instruction in acquisitions and purchasing, inventory control, storage and handling, just-in-time manufacturing, logistics planning, shipping and delivery management, transportation, quality control, resource estimation and allocation, and budgeting.

  • 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, United States

    Teaching

    USD 20,784 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities, and that may prepare individuals to function as special education teachers. Includes instruction in diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

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  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 335

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.13
  • Minimum SAT 1260
  • Minimum ACT 20

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    Established in 1866

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    John Glover, Smallville star; graduated and received an honorary Master's degree; frequently visits the theater department to work with students; recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus in May 2008.

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          • Testimony
            1977-1980, Bachelor of Science Degree

            I enjoyed the interaction with the professors, and the class sizes allowed them to work with you one on one if you needed help. The student population is very diversified. It will allow you the opportunity to interact and live with people that you will encounter in the business world. A priceless experience.

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            1988-1992, Bachelor of Science (BS)

            Towson gives students unparalleled room to shape their education. Make the most of it!

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            2005-2008, B.S.

            Towson University has an outstanding business school and accounting program. I am very fortunate to have experienced a rigorous curriculum set by accounting and business professors during my undergraduate years at Towson. The program helped me prepare for the CPA exam, and allowed me to better understand the specifics of the accounting profession. Aside from a great curriculum, Towson career services work with some of the areas leading accounting firms, and organize events such as the Fall Accounting Recruiting Conference that help students find internships and full-time jobs.