Center of Academic Excellence
The MGIS, MGIS (GEOINT option), and Homeland Security (GEOINT option) programs meet the criteria specified in the NGA/USGS sponsored Centers for Academic Excellence in Geospatial Sciences.
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.
- 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.
- Geographic Information Systems (Master's in GIS)
- Homeland Security — Geospatial Intelligence Option (Master of Professional Studies)
- Geodesign (Graduate Certificate)
- Geographic Information Systems (Postbaccalaureate Certificate)
- Geospatial Intelligence Analytics (Graduate Certificate)
- Geospatial Intelligence Applications (Postbaccalaureate Certificate)
- Remote Sensing and Earth Observation (Graduate Certificate)
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.