MGIS is the first online graduate program to incorporate study abroad component!

This past summer (2016), 10 students in the online Master of Geographic Information Systems program travelled to Europe to collaborate with students from the Geo-information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) of the University of Twente, located in Enschede, Netherlands, to develop solutions to analyze spatiotemporal patterns in refugee migration data. This marked the first time an online graduate program at Penn State has had a "study abroad" component! Read more about this incredible experience at