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Center for Professional Studies

Continuing Education

As the country emerges from the global recession, our workforce continues to evolve creating more and more competition for coveted jobs within sectors offering growth opportunity and stability. The Towson University Center for Professional Studies (CPS) is committed to investing in professional certification courses designed to address critical skill gaps in high growth industries.

Our focus remains on certifications recognized and approved by industry, relate to multiple job sectors, and offer the largest return on investment for students. Our goal is to prepare students for the current workforce, offering them the opportunity to cultivate skills and experience that meet the needs of employers within fields that are thriving within the region. Our courses align with the core academic mission of Towson University and focus on the areas of business and management, information technology, education, and the health professions.

Featured Continuing Education Programs

  • Offered fully online in an asynchronous, self paced, environment system that is ideal for the working professional
  • Our PMP program is also offered in-class based on demand
  • Payment plans and discounted tuition available for qualified students
  • Industries: construction, engineering, technology, business, government
  • Careers: Project Manager, Project Associate, Project Lead, and Team Lead
  • PMP is the top paying IT certification with a salary range of $72,000 - $102,000
For more information or to find out how to get enrolled into this program, contact our Senior Education Consultant, Gordon Davis at 410-704-4743 or email: gmdavis@towson.edu
  • Offered fully online in an asynchronous, self paced, environment system that is ideal for the working professional
  • Also offered in-class during the Fall, Spring and Summer sememesters
  • Payment plans and discounted tuition available for qualified students
  • Fully prepares students to sit for and pass the CompTIA A+ and Network+ (801 & 802) exams
  • Upon course completion each student is given 2 vouchers to sit for the CompTIA A+ Practial and Essentials exams
For more information or to find out how to get enrolled into this program, contact our Senior Education Consultant, Gordon Davis at 410-704-4743 or email: gmdavis@towson.edu
  • Offered fully online in an asynchronous, self paced, environment system that is ideal for the working professional
  • Also offered in-class during the Fall, Spring and Summer sememesters
  • Payment plans and discounted tuition available for qualified students
  • Fully prepares students to sit for and pass the CCNA composite exam
For more information or to find out how to get enrolled into this program, contact our Senior Education Consultant, Gordon Davis at 410-704-4743 or email: gmdavis@towson.edu
  • Our 3-Cert Bundle combines all the CompTIA A+, Network+ and CCNA courses into one cohesive program
  • Fully prepares students to sit for and pass the CompTIA A+, Network+ (801 & 802) and CCNA composite exams
  • Upon course completion each student is given 2 vouchers to sit for the CompTIA A+ Practial and Essentials exams
For more information or to find out how to get enrolled into this program, contact our Senior Education Consultant, Gordon Davis at 410-704-4743 or email: gmdavis@towson.edu
  • Offered fully online in an asynchronous, self paced, environment system that is ideal for the working professional
  • Our PHR program is also offered in-class based on demand
  • Payment plans and discounted tuition available for qualified students
  • This program is ideal for any professional wanting to get into Human Resource management or seeking to advance their career within the industry
For more information or to find out how to get enrolled into this program, contact our Senior Education Consultant, Gordon Davis at 410-704-4743 or email: gmdavis@towson.edu
  • This program is tailored to help aspiring and start-up entrepreneurs determine the viability of their business concepts
  • Learn business functions and the development of an organizational culture
  • Helps Entrepreneurs identify market needs and business sustainability
  • Scholarships available to vertrans ineterested in the Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneurship program
For more information or to find out how to get enrolled into this program, contact our Senior Education Consultant, Gordon Davis at 410-704-4743 or email: gmdavis@towson.edu

All Continuing Education Programs

Towson University's Center for Professional Studies offers more than 20 continuing education programs each preparing our students for career advancement, professional development and industry recognized certifications. The list below shows all our programs along with any respective student funding sources:

Continuing Education Programs Price WIA MyCAA
2-Cert: CompTIA A+ and Network+ $1,995 X X
3-Cert: CompTIA A+, Network+ and CCNA $2,995 X X
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) $1,875 X X
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) $1,665 X X
CompTIA Network+ $1,077 X X
Home Instpector Training $1,995 X
Online Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) $1,999 X X
Online MCPD (formerly MCTS) Web Developer 4 on Visual Studio 2010 (.NET 4.0) $2,295 X X
Online MCPD (formerly MCTS) Windows Developer 4 on Visual Studio 2010 (.NET 4.0) $2,295 X X
Online MCSA (formerly MCITP): SQL Server 2012 $2,295 X X
Online MCSA (formerly MCITP): Windows 7 Solutions Associate $2,295 X X
Online MCSA (formerly MCITP): Windows 8 Solutions Associate $2,295 X X
Online MCSA (formerly MCITP): Windows Server 2008 $2,295 X X
Online MCSA (formerly MCITP): Windows Server 2012 $2,295 X X
Online Medical Billing $1,695 X X
Online Medical Billing & Coding $2,995 X X
Online Medical Coding $1,695 X X
Online Medical Transcription $2,695 X X
Online Microsoft Office Specialist 2010 (MOS 2010) $1,295 X X
Online Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 (MOS 2013) $1,295 X X
Online Oracle Database 11g $2,595 X X
Professional in Human Rescources (PHR/HCRI) $1,695 X X
Project Management Professional (PMP) $1,875 X X


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