The Pennsylvania State University online courses and MOOCs - student reviews
Colloquially referred to as Penn State or PSU, Pennsylvania State University is one of the top colleges in the United States specializing in research, leadership from a global perspective, and well-rounded curricula in a multitude of core disciplines and sub-disciplines. In 2013, Penn State was ranked by the Academic Ranking of World Universities as the 37th university in the United States and 54th in the world. In February of 2013, the Pennsylvania State University introduced an initiative to offer massive open online courses (MOOC) to reach hundreds of thousands of learners from across the globe and to enable people to benefit from the vast knowledge and influential instructors at the institution. Through bringing innovative learning experiences to life, Pennsylvania State University is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide as far as academic instruction and research and is regarded by many as one of the best schools in PA. Penn State alumni have made considerable contributions to the world in the areas of aerospace, journalism, civic leadership, and innovation. Notable alumni include Guion S. Bluford, the first African American in space and Margaret Carlson, the first female columnist for Time magazine. Find online courses and online certificate programs from Pennsylvania State University to broaden your knowledge in subjects ranging from art to environment to medicine.