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Penn State World Campus most recognized in U.S. News' online programs rankings

Penn State's online bachelor's degree programs have been recognized for the fourth year in a row by the U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs Rankings for 2020. Learn more about Penn State's rankings in the recently released report.

Security and Risk Analysis program receives NSA designation

The SRA program at Penn State has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Education for academic years 2014–21. The Committee on Networked Systems Security (CNSS) — a parent organization of the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security — has awarded the certification, which provides many advantages to students and those they serve. Read the full article on the Penn State News website. 

Online learners build a sense of community

Participation in online clubs, alumni chapter memberships, and social networking platforms drives increased engagement among College of IST students. Read more about the ways IST students are connecting with each other on the Penn State News website.