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Penn State Engineering at The Philadelphia Navy Yard

World Class Reputation | A Focus on Driving Innovation | Convenient Location

Penn State Great Valley offers engineering master’s degree programs and courses at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia for engineers, scientists, mathematicians, and computer professionals who want to advance their technical knowledge and managerial skills.

Professional Master’s Degree Programs and Courses in:

  • Engineering Management*
  • Software Engineering
  • Systems Engineering

The Navy Yard is a vibrant campus-like community of offices and industrial and research facilities. With easy access from Rte. I-95, the Schuylkill Expressway, and the Blue Route, Penn State’s location at The Navy Yard is convenient for professionals from the city, suburbs, South Jersey, and Delaware.

  • Classes meet once a week after work.
  • Courses are taught by nationally respected Penn State faculty who are practicing engineers, researchers, and excellent teachers.
  • Students represent some of the best companies and organizations worldwide, including Boeing, NAVSEA, Lockheed Martin, and L-3.
  • Programs are designed to meet the needs of professionals seeking an in-depth, specialized advanced Engineering degree. 
  • Courses also are valuable for those who already hold a technical master’s degree and want to renew and update their knowledge of technological advances.

The Philadelphia Navy Yard
4801 South Broad Street
Building 100 (Innovation Center)
Philadelphia, PA 19112

To RSVP for an information session, click here.
For directions to The Navy Yard, click here.

Once in the Navy Yard:

  • Continue south on Broad Street.
  • At 2nd traffic light (Intrepid Ave), turn left.
  • At stop sign (13th St), turn right.
  • Pass another stop sign, Building 100/Innovation Center is on the right. Parking is on right or left.
  • Penn State classes are held in Suite 110, room 3.

Spring 2014 Engineering schedule at The Navy Yard

SYSEN 520  Spring 2014  

Systems Engineering
Mondays, January 13-April 28

SYSEN 550 Spring 2014  Creativity and Problem Solving I
Thursdays, January 16-April 24
SYSEN 505  Spring 2014 

Technical Project Management
Wednesdays + 50% online,
VLN
March 12-April 28

Summer 2014 Engineering schedule at The Navy Yard

IST 454   Summer 2014  

Computer and Cyber Forensics
Thursdays, May 15-August 7

SWENG 586  Summer 2014 

Requirements Engineering
Wednesdays, May 14-August 13


Classes meet from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Penn State facility in The Philadelphia Navy Yard, with free and plentiful parking.

For more information about programs, call 610-648-3243, email gvengin@psu.edu, or vist us online at www.sgps.psu.edu/engineering.

For the Engineering Management curriculum and schedule, click here.
For the Software Engineering curriculum and schedule, click here.
For the Systems Engineering curriculum and schedule, click here.

 *Students may complete the full master’s program in Software Engineering or Systems Engineering at The Navy Yard.  Fifty percent of the courses in the Engineering Management program may be completed at The Navy Yard. The remainder of the Engineering Management courses may be taken at the Great Valley Campus.


 Penn State Great Valley brings the power of Penn State to technical professionals employed in companies throughout the Philadelphia, New Jersey, and Delaware region.

 “Penn State Great Valley is an integral part of one of the best research universities in the nation, and come this fall, it will also be a key player in one of the hottest-growing technology/life sciences zones in the Philadelphia Region.” Innovation Philadelphia, 5/25/05, Vol: 2, Issue 21

Penn State awarded $5.5 million in U.S. Department of Energy grants
University Park, Pa. -- Penn State will receive two Department of Energy (DOE) grants that place the University at the center of the nation's effort to become energy independent and develop clean energy sources, according to an announcement made today (Oct. 16) by U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter.
The first grant provides $2 million to establish the Mid Atlantic Clean Energy Applications Center to promote adoption of clean energy technology by industry and government in the six Mid Atlantic states. The second grant provides $3.5 million to establish the Mid Atlantic Solar Resource and Training Center, aimed at developing the solar energy industry in the Mid Atlantic region through technical assistance and workforce development. Both of these new centers will be located at the Philadelphia Navy Yard where Penn State is working with the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) and other partners to help develop a Clean Energy Campus as one element of the continued redevelopment of The Navy Yard as a dynamic, mixed-use business campus. (October 16, 2010; http://www.navyyard.org/news/70)

The Navy Yard continues to attract new companies and new businesses.  For information about activity within The Navy Yard, visit www.pidc-pa.org or http://www.navyyard.org.