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July 22, 2020
A Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an impressive and valuable credential that can open the door to an array of rewarding professional opportunities.
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July 16, 2020
A master’s degree in higher education is an important credential for those who want to obtain the qualifications necessary for many positions at colleges and universities.
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July 14, 2020
The new online master’s degree in spatial data science program aims to meet the increasing demand for mapmakers with programming and analytical skills.
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July 13, 2020
2010 graduate Ian Truitner and his wife remotely produced a PSA featuring 30 celebrities. "With all the fear and uncertainty in the world, we wanted to do something that made people smile," he said.
Associate Degree news
July 1, 2020
Penn State World Campus offers associate degree programs that can be completed totally online and require between 60 and 64 credits for graduation.
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July 1, 2020
The Virtual Student Federal Service internship program places interns with more than 40 federal agencies.
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June 25, 2020
Graduate certificates can be a smart option for those who already have a bachelor’s degree and want to continue their education. This is also true for those who plan to proceed to a degree program in the near future or those who may not yet be ready or able to take that step.
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June 25, 2020
Graduate and Air Force reservist Lauren Maloney was awarded the 2020 Lt. Michael P. Murphy Award in Geospatial Intelligence.
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June 10, 2020
Penn State has redesigned its renewable energy and sustainability systems program, offered exclusively online through Penn State World Campus.
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June 5, 2020
Penn State World Campus operates as the online learning division of a nonprofit university. Students may not realize it, but that has a significant impact on every aspect of their educational experience.