Online Geospatial Education at Penn State

In collaboration with the Dutton e-Education Institute and the World Campus, Penn State's Department of Geography has offered instructor-led online education to over 5000 current and aspiring geospatial professionals since 1999. We offer over 30 courses covering Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Geospatial Intelligence core competencies and cutting-edge applications.

We offer six online programs of study in GIS and Geospatial Intelligence:

In addition, most of our classes can be taken individually for professional development.

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

National Geospatial Intelligence Agency