Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Advance Your Geospatial Career

Learn to solve real-world problems in urban planning, public health, business, conservation, public safety, and more.

The Real Penn State

Earn a recognized and respected credential and connect with a wide network of alumni.

Flexible Online Penn State Courses

Study part-time and online while you continue to gain valuable work experience.


Penn State World Campus students can optionally supplement their degree with a minor.

A color-coded map showing a bird's eyeview of a town with a river running through it
New master’s degree focuses on using location data to make the maps of tomorrow,
Karen Schuckman stands behind a microphone.
Remote sensing faculty member appointed to lead national organization,
Daniel Selik stands at a podium, giving a speech.
Geointelligence work influenced Murphy Award winner’s focus on counterterrorism,
[My Professors] were communicating with me constantly to work out a plan. They treated me as a valuable member of their community and genuinely care about my success in their program.
— Katie Meckler, Master of Geographic Information Systems