Online Geospatial Education

Penn State GIS student at work

About the World Campus

The World Campus specializes in online adult education, delivering more than 100 of Penn State's most highly regarded graduate, undergraduate, and professional education programs. It serves more than 7,000 students — in all 50 states, in 43 countries, and on 7 continents.

Program Benefits

  • Our curriculum is designed so that credits earned in the certificate programs may be applied toward the master's degree if admission is granted
  • Study online where and when it's most convenient for you
  • Learn from distinguished faculty who teach traditional, on-campus classes

Online Geospatial Education

Choose from several program levels in our geospatial portfolio, or take classes toward professional development.

Master's Degrees:

Graduate Certificates:

Stand-alone Courses:

Webinar Series

Visit our webinar series Inside Geospatial Education and Research hosted by Penn State Online Geospatial Education and produced by Directions Magazine. The webinar series presents topics of interest to professionals in the geospatial industry, including our MGIS program and the courses we offer.

Watch this video to learn more about our geospatial programs.