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Online Geospatial Education community.

How to Apply

Ready to advance your knowledge and skills in geospatial applications and technologies? We offer five certificate programs and three degree programs covering topics in GIS, Geospatial Intelligence, Remote Sensing, and Spatial Data Science. You can also register to take a single course for professional development.

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition and fees for our programs are based on a $950 per-credit-hour cost and can be calculated using the World Campus Tuition Estimator. Federal aid is available for eligible graduate students who are registered for at least five graduate credits per semester. Scholarship opportunities are also available.

Federal Aid
Federal Aid

Federal aid is available for eligible graduate students via unsubsidized Stafford Loans and the Graduate PLUS program. Visit Penn State Student Aid to learn more.

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Contact the Program

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