Towson University

Founded in 1866, Towson University is recognized among 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.

Towson’s department of nursing offers two tracks to obtain a bachelor’s degree: a basic program for students who are not yet licensed to practice as an RN, and an RN completion program for registered nurses who are graduates of either community colleges or hospital diploma programs.

The nursing degree, master of science program is designed to prepare graduates to assume key roles in the delivery of health care to individuals and families within a community-based nursing practice. Options are available in education or administrative roles or advanced clinician.

The university’s nursing program is approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The Department of Nursing holds memberships in the following organizations:

  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • Council of Baccalaureate and Higher Degree Programs of the National League for Nursing
  • Council on Collegiate Education in Nursing of the Southern Regional Education Board

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Program Department Level Degree Type
Nursing (M.S.) Health Professions Graduate Master's
Nursing (RN to B.S.) Health Professions Undergraduate Bachelor's
Nursing (B.S.) Health Professions Undergraduate Bachelor's