Choose the Program That's Right for You

As information technology continues its rapid change, businesses and organizations will need professionals with the right skills and training to help them meet their needs and lead technology initiatives.

Whether you're just starting out in the IT field or are ready to advance your career, Penn State's online degrees can help you gain the expertise you need to succeed. We have programs that meet all levels of experience.

Graduate Programs

Badge Online Programs Grad IT

Nationally Recognized

Our graduate IT programs are highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report.
Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations (Master of Professional Studies)
Improve your knowledge of information analysis, cybersecurity, and information science in this program that incorporates real-world business issues and simulations. Penn State is recognized by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense.
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Enterprise Architecture and Business Transformation (Master of Professional Studies)
Learn to link business strategy with tactical execution by gaining an interdisciplinary background in business, engineering, information sciences, and project management. This program is created with the help of industry leaders, government, and corporations, to prepare students to lead effective organizational change.
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Enterprise Architecture (Graduate Certificate)
Develop a unique skill set that incorporates business, strategy, and the technology that powers it. This program can provide students with the expertise to make strategic decisions and create IT solutions that solve business challenges.
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Enterprise Information and Security Technology Architecture (Graduate Certificate)
Gain advanced knowledge of enterprise IT technology, gap analysis, migration planning, and security and network strategy. The credits earned in this program may be applied to the MPS in Enterprise Architecture.
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Homeland Security – Information Security and Forensics Option (Master of Professional Studies)
Prepare for a career in areas such as information assurance engineering, risk management and analysis, computer systems security analysis, information security/digital forensics, intelligence analysis, and systems integration and networks.
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Information Systems Cybersecurity (Postbaccalaureate Certificate)
Build your knowledge of network security, risk management, digital forensics, crisis and disaster management, and web security and privacy. Credits you earn in this program may be applied to the MPS in Homeland Security – Information Security and Forensics Option.
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Undergraduate Programs

Best Online Programs Bachelors

Nationally Recognized

Ranked in the top ten for online bachelor's degrees by U.S. News & World Report.
Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations (Bachelor of Science)
Prepare yourself to anticipate and identify threats, clearly articulate potential impacts to stakeholders, and ensure the safety of digital information. This program is supported by Penn State's College of IST.
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Information Sciences and Technology (Bachelor of Science)
Prepare for IT roles in a wide range of industries. This bachelor’s program allows you to choose a specialization to customize your program based on your career interests.
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Information Sciences and Technology (Associate in Science)
Develop practical IT skills through hands-on projects and internships. This program does not require prior formal IT training and can be customized to meet your educational or professional goals.
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Information Sciences and Technology (Undergraduate Certificate)
Build the foundation for a leadership role in any IT-related field. This 12-credit program focuses on practical skills that can be implemented in the workplace immediately.
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Security and Risk Analysis (Undergraduate Certificate)
Gain experience using the latest tools and techniques to prevent, detect, and respond to data threats that are a major concern for most organizations.
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