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Online Applied Demography Programs
Earn a respected demography credential through Penn State World Campus

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Why Learn About Demography From Penn State?

The Penn State residency program in demography consistently ranks in the top five among the 120 schools that offer a demography or population science program. You'll be taught by the same faculty in the master’s and certificate programs. Learn how you can excel in your current position or explore a new direction with these programs.

Master of Professional Studies in Applied Demography

The 30-credit Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Applied Demography can provide you with a deep understanding of data concepts, measures, software, and analytics to help you move into management positions in both the public and private sectors. Professionals knowledgeable in applied demography can work as administrators for government agencies, corporations, and nonprofits. The ability to analyze and leverage demographic data is in demand in a number of diverse fields, including market research, philanthropy, criminal justice, and academics.

Graduate Certificate in Applied Demography

The 12-credit Graduate Certificate in Applied Demography provides you training in demography with an emphasis on application in both the public and private sectors. As a working professional seeking to use demographic analysis to enhance your career, you can benefit directly from this program. This online Applied Demography certificate is ideal for market research analysts, political scientists, data analysts, statisticians, local and regional planners, and economists.

We are Penn State Online

This is the real Penn State. You will take the same classes with the same curriculum developed by the same professors who teach courses at our brick and mortar campuses. You can expect the same caliber of academic quality that you associate with Penn State.