Award-winning geospatial program celebrates 20 years of service to adult learners

Penn State's Online Geospatial Education program is known for continually updating its curriculum to address emerging trends. Learn how this award-winning program is recognizing its past while preparing for the future.

Geospatial intelligence students boost careers with online program

These unique students are looking to expand their experience and knowledge with the Master of Geographic Information Systems. Learn more about Dan and Ericka.

MGIS graduate leads FBI's geospatial team for the 2018 Winter Olympics

Parrish Henderson, Penn State World Campus graduate and 13-year Army veteran, is leading the FBI's geospatial team, which collaborates with U.S. and international agencies and governments to provide safety for athletes and attendees. Learn more about Parrish's story.

MGIS graduate turns capstone experience into new business venture

When most people think of geographic information systems, they think of maps. That’s not necessarily wrong; it’s just incomplete, believes Sarah Linden, a recent graduate of the MGIS program. Linden is the thought leader and creator of (TO), an application designed to help users explore their personal place and location possibilities. Learn more about Linden's story.

Quink recognized with 2016 Michael P. Murphy Award in Geospatial Intelligence

Tyson J. Quink, a student in the Penn State World Campus Master's in Geographic Information Systems program, is the 2016 recipient of the annual Lt. Michael P. Murphy Award in Geospatial Intelligence. Tyson received his bachelor's in GIS from West Point and formerly served as a platoon leader in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. Read more about Tyson's recognition.

Penn State World Campus professor sets off on journey to improve geospatial intelligence

Todd Bacastow, lead faculty for the geospatial intelligence programs offered through Penn State World Campus, has developed a massive, open online course (MOOC) to advance the geospacial field beyond its current limits. Read more about his research and the class.

Penn State selected as Center of Academic Excellence in Geospatial Sciences

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has recognized Penn State as a Center of Academic Excellence in Geospatial Sciences. The award was granted in recognition of Penn State's dedication to investing in the quality and future of the geospatial workforce. Read more about the CAE GS recognition.