DID YOU KNOW?
Penn State has offered courses at a distance for more than 100 years. In 1892, we founded one of the nation’s first correspondence courses. And in 1998, we were one of the first major accredited universities to provide online education.
Innovative online options make it easy for learners from across Pennsylvania, throughout the nation, and around the world to pursue a quality Penn State education.
Students from around the world can pursue more than 100 of Penn State’s most highly regarded graduate, undergraduate, and professional education programs through convenient online formats.
COIL is focused on building and sustaining a culture of innovation, collaboration, and invention for improving teaching and learning.
Penn State is offering courses on the leading MOOC platform, Coursera, to explore the benefits of providing noncredit, free online courses on a large scale.