Towson University (TU) and National Technical Information Service (NTIS) to Offer Online Courses to Government Employees


TOWSON, Md. – Federal government employees will now have access, via the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Technical Information Service (NTIS), to many of Towson University’s professional online education programs, at substantial savings on the listed course tuition prices.

NTIS’ innovative course delivery model is coupled with Towson University’s expertise to provide clients with personalized learning led by nationally recognized instructors specializing in information technology.

These interactive and engaging learning experiences revolve around workplace scenarios reflecting the challenges learners likely will face on the job. By combining discussions with collaborative course projects, interactive simulations, assessments and job aids, the courses help participants learn and apply skills needed to meet workplace challenges, providing them with a deeper learning experience and improving their workplace performance.

Towson University and NTIS will initially offer content in the following areas:

  • IT
  1. Microsoft Certifications
  2. Project Management Training
  3. RFID
  4. Online Master’s Programs
  • Master’s in Business Administration
  1. Master’s in Human Resources Development
  2. Master’s in Integrated Homeland Security Management
  3. Graduate Certificate in Interactive Media Design
  4. Master’s in Applied Information Technology
  5. Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Security Assessment and Management

Each quarter Towson University will add to its course catalog, providing government clients with the most current and relevant management and leadership education available.

For more information on Towson coursework via NTIS, or to register online, go to http://extendeded.towson.edu/wconnect/ace/NTIShome.htm

Access information on more than 600,000 government information products on the NTIS Web site, http://www.ntis.gov.