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:
- Master of GIS
- Certificate in GIS
- Master of GIS - Geospatial Intelligence Option
- Master of GIS - Geodesign Option
- Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security - Geospatial Intelligence Option
- Certificate in 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