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Prepare to Lead

Five years ago, Towson University developed the TU Professional Leadership Program for Women. Today, with 110+ program graduates, the program is a sought-after space where women can gain more self-awareness and the leadership skills needed to create positive changes in their organizations and communities. The next cohort begins February 2020. Applications are due November 15, 2019. REQUEST APPLICATION

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Hear from program graduates on what they gained from participating.

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Meet program graduates who will share why women should participate.

Engaging Our Communities

TU students at the Wilmington & Western Railroad Museum

Preparing for careers in forensic sciences

Since 2010, Towson University forensic sciences students have worked on three forensic anthropological projects and participated in 22 forensic searches. MORE

TU students with Baltimore City high school students

Restoring hope through solidarity

For the past nine years, TU has partnered to bring together diverse groups who are working with and for immigrants and refugees for the Baltimore Immigration Summit. MORE

TU student inspecting coal in WV

Studying resource wars in West Virginia

Through an experiential learning course, Towson University students travel to West Virginia to study resource wars and follow coal extraction to Baltimore. MORE

TU students with Baltimore City high school students

Increasing Osher member investments

By the end of the 2019 spring semester, 115 Osher members and friends had made gifts to support Osher programs—more than doubling the number of donors since 2016. MORE

TU student inspecting coal in WV

Technology goes to work and school

TU Continuing & Professional Studies helps students reach and achieve learning goals by leveraging classroom and digital technology in the classroom. MORE

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Giving advice to entrepreneurs

TU Incubator recently sat down with Osmosis's director of project to learn what work is like at this TU Incubator med-tech member company. MORE

What's Driving Our Economy?

EdTech Innovation Showcase

Eye on the Economy

Each month RESI economists provide commentary and analysis of the latest unemployment numbers. Use the interactive workbook to explore how Maryland compares to our neighbors. MORE

EdTech Innovation Showcase

How to Avoid Common Survey Pitfalls

So, you have to make a survey. It seems simple enough—come up with a questionnaire, slap on a few response options, and you’re good to go. Not so fast. Read this eight part-blog series and learn the best practices for creating effective surveys.

Part 1: Why many surveys aren't very useful

While each survey project is different, there are some common characteristics that will help you to avoid common survey pitfalls. MORE

Part 2: When to use a survey

While certain research projects absolutely call for surveys, others do not. Here's a quick list that will help you learn when is the right time to implement a survey. MORE

Part 3: Designing the survey

So, you've confirmed you need to utilize a survey in your research project. This post will help you begin designing your survey project. MORE

Increase Your Potential

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Starting a new career? Changing jobs? A professional certification prep course from Towson University Continuing & Professional Studies can help you meet your career goals.

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Accounting & Bookkeeping

Course begins July 17
This course teaches the skills needed to land many clerical jobs and launch a successful career in the business world. MORE

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Cyber Security Specialist

Course begins July 30
TU's course helps students break into the high pay, high demand field of IT and network security. MORE

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Certified Medical Coding

Course begins August 3
This course prepares students for a rewarding career as a nationally-certified coding professional.MORE

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