Nutritional Sciences Informational Webinar

June 4, 2024 / 12:00 pm (EDT)1:00 pm (EDT)

If you are interested in Penn State’s Master of Professional Studies in Nutritional Sciences program offered online through Penn State World Campus, this webinar will provide you with an opportunity to get answers to any questions you may have and hear what the program is like.

Register for the webinar to learn about:

  • the Nutritional Sciences courses and curriculum
  • the Experiential Track — the Pathway to the RDN
  • what to expect as a student in the program
  • important requirements for applying
  • the application process and recommendations for next steps

There will be plenty of time during the webinar to ask your own questions, so make plans to join us!

  • Gina Pazzaglia

    Gina Pazzaglia

    MPS Director

    Dr. Gina Pazzaglia has taught for more than 25 years at the undergraduate and graduate level and is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) with experience in clinical nutrition in both acute and long-term care settings and community nutrition. Her teaching and research interests include effective pedagogy for online, hybrid, face-to-face, and flipped classroom formats; competence and diversity skills in nutrition and dietetics and health care; nutrition education for the public and other health professions; and nutrition education and health in the Latino population.

  • Shawnee Kelly

    Shawnee Kelly

    MPS Coordinator

    Shawnee M. Kelly, RDN, LDN, FAND, has experience primarily in the clinical setting. She joined the Penn State faculty in 2009 and has more than 10 years of university teaching experience. Since joining the MPS program as coordinator and assistant teaching professor, she has developed and taught several courses, including NUTR 810, NUTR 820, and NUTR 860.

  • Julie Charnosky

    Julie Charnosky professional profile picture

    Experiential Coordinator

    Julie Charnosky, M.S., RDN, LDN, and FAND, has more than 20 years of experience in clinical nutrition, management, and entrepreneurship. As an assistant teaching professor, she has taught several courses, including NUTR 800, NUTR 830, and NUTR 840.

Register for the webinar


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