Informational Webinars to Help You Succeed

Please join us for these sessions to explore the Penn State World Campus undergraduate and graduate programs and learn more about the resources that we have available for you.

Penn State World Campus Virtual Open House – Tuesday, September 10, 2019 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm ET   

Join us for a virtual open house to meet our staff and learn about the process of applying for and earning an undergraduate degree through Penn State World Campus. This is a great one-stop opportunity to connect with several Penn State World Campus departments. The virtual open house is flexible, and you can customize your "journey" according to your own interests. Drop in throughout the open house to chat one-on-one with members of our team for up to 10 minutes or join an open discussion with other prospective students.

Transferring Credits to Penn State – Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm ET  

This webinar will help you understand what you can expect when transferring to Penn State World Campus. Our staff will provide transfer students with information needed to ensure that Penn State World Campus is a good fit for them, and share instructions about how to move forward with the admissions process. One of our World Campus Transfer Credit Specialists will also review the steps involved in transferring previously earned credits.

Master of Project Management Webinar – Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET     

This webinar can be valuable to working professionals seeking to start or further their career and improve their project management skills. The online Master of Project Management degree offered through Penn State World Campus is an interdisciplinary graduate program that uses problem-based learning to provide a thorough understanding of all aspects of project-management theory and practice. We will be joined by Dr. Jeffrey K. Pinto, the lead faculty member for the program, who will discuss the benefits of online learning and specific requirements and features of the Master of Project Management degree.

Human Resources and Employment Relations MPS Program Webinar – Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET     

If you are interested in the Human Resources and Employment Relations (HRER) program, this webinar will provide an opportunity to get answers to any questions you may have, and also to hear what the program is like from the student perspective. Dr. Antone Aboud, Online Team Leader and Professor for the HRER program, will share insight about the program, discuss what to expect as an HRER student, and explain the application process. After the presentation by Dr. Aboud, there will be an open Q&A session to give attendees a chance to get further information or explanations.

Online MBA Program Webinar – Thursday, September 19, 2019 8:00 – 9:00 pm ET     

This webinar is intended for prospective Penn State World Campus students interested in learning more about the Penn State Online MBA program led by Smeal College of Business faculty. Program staff and faculty will explain how completion of this MBA can offer valuable career benefits. This webinar can also help you decide if this program might be a good fit for you. Staff members will answer questions about curriculum, program concentrations, residency requirements, and the application process and important deadlines.

Using Your Military Benefits Webinar – Tuesday, September 24, 2019 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm ET     

Sign up for our next Using Your Military Benefits webinar to learn how to use the benefits, scholarships, grants, and other options available to you to finance your Penn State education

How Online Learning Works – Thursday, September 26, 2019 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm ET  

The prospect of continuing your education through Penn State World Campus can be exciting, but for students who have never taken an online course, there also may be specific concerns or questions about distance learning. We have created this webinar to help you decide whether Penn State World Campus is a good fit for you, and to help you assess your readiness for an online program.

Nutritional Sciences MPS Webinar – Tuesday, October 1, 2019 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET  

This webinar is intended for prospective Penn State World Campus students interested in the Master of Professional Studies in Nutritional Sciences. Gina Pazzaglia, PhD, RDN, Director of the Online Master's Program/Instructor of Nutritional Sciences, will share important information about the program, and will answer questions about program curriculum. Staff members will also discuss application requirements and explain the admissions process. You will also gain insight as to how this program can help you pursue your career goals.

Human Resources and Employment Relations MPS Program Webinar – Wednesday, October 2, 2019 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET  

If you are interested in the Human Resources and Employment Relations (HRER) program, this webinar will provide an opportunity to get answers to any questions you may have, and also to hear what the program is like from the student perspective. Dr. Antone Aboud, Online Team Leader and Professor for the HRER program, will share insight about the program, discuss what to expect as an HRER student, and explain the application process. After the presentation by Dr. Aboud, there will be an open Q&A session to give attendees a chance to get further information or explanations.

Your Guide to Academic Success – Thursday, October 3, 2019 8:00 – 9:00 pm ET  

How do you apply for an undergraduate degree at Penn State World Campus and what services are available to students? This webinar will help you gain a better understanding of the application process for undergraduate programs. In addition, you can learn about the support services available and how to handle transfer credits.

Military Student Experience Webinar – Tuesday, October 8, 2019 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET  

Sign up for our next Military Student Experience webinar to learn how the value and quality of a Penn State education can help you advance your career. Our Penn State World Campus Military Support Team will lead a 30-minute presentation that introduces you to the University and the support and benefits you'll receive as a military student. The presentation is followed by a live Q&A.

Financial Aid Basics – Thursday, October 10, 2019 8:00 – 9:00 pm ET  

The prospect of continuing your education through Penn State World Campus can be both exciting and intimidating. We have created this webinar to help make it easier. You can learn about the application process for undergraduate programs, find out how to submit transfer credits, get information about financial aid, and have an idea of what you can expect as a new student. Staff members will walk you through the application process and will also review important deadlines you need to know.

How Online Learning Works – Thursday, October 24, 2019 8:00 – 9:00 pm ET  

The prospect of continuing your education through Penn State World Campus can be exciting, but for students who have never taken an online course, there also may be specific concerns or questions about distance learning. We have created this webinar to help you decide whether Penn State World Campus is a good fit for you, and to help you assess your readiness for an online program.

Virtual Open House: Military Students – Thursday, November 7, 2019 9:00 – 10:00 pm ET  

Connect with our military experts on a variety of topics, including military education benefits, financial aid, the admissions process, support services, and more! Get information and advice to help you make informed decisions about your education. Learn why military learners like you choose Penn State World Campus.

Online MBA Program Webinar – Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET  

This webinar is intended for prospective Penn State World Campus students interested in learning more about the Penn State Online MBA program led by Smeal College of Business faculty. Program staff and faculty will explain how completion of this MBA can offer valuable career benefits. This webinar can also help you decide if this program might be a good fit for you. Staff members will answer questions about curriculum, program concentrations, residency requirements, and the application process and important deadlines.

Career Services Spotlight – Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET  

This webinar is intended for prospective Penn State World Campus undergraduate students interested in learning about the World Campus experience and career services offered to students. One of our dedicated career counselors will review the numerous career-related services and resources available to Penn State World Campus students. Admissions staff will also explain the application process, including specific details about how to apply, admissions requirements, and transfer credits.

Transferring Credits to Penn State – Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:00 – 9:00 pm ET  

This webinar will help you understand what you can expect when transferring to Penn State World Campus. Our staff will provide transfer students with information needed to ensure that Penn State World Campus is a good fit for them, and share instructions about how to move forward with the admissions process. One of our World Campus Transfer Credit Specialists will also review the steps involved in transferring previously earned credits.

Military Student Experience Webinar – Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:00 – 10:00 pm ET  

Sign up for our next Military Student Experience webinar to learn how the value and quality of a Penn State education can help you advance your career. Our Penn State World Campus Military Support Team will lead a 30-minute presentation that introduces you to the University and the support and benefits you'll receive as a military student. The presentation is followed by a live Q&A.

Online MBA - The Military Experience – Wednesday, December 4, 2019 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET  

This webinar is intended for current and retired members of the military interested in the Penn State Online MBA program offered through Penn State World Campus. Dr. Janet Duck, faculty director; Stacey Dorang-Peeler, program director; and Dr. Margaret Oakar, Associate Director for Admission Services, will share important information about the program, and will answer questions about program curriculum. They will review application requirements and explain the admissions process, while also sharing insight as to what you can expect as an online student. Current military students in the program will also share their experiences of managing work-life balance while completing the program.

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Webinar – Wednesday, December 4, 2019 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET  

This webinar is intended for prospective Penn State World Campus students interested in the Master of Science in Nursing, Nurse Administrator and Nurse Educator options.

Doctor of Nursing Practice Webinar – Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET  

This webinar is intended for prospective Penn State World Campus students interested in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. Kelly A. Wolgast, DNP, RN, FACHE, FAAN COL (R), US Army, Assistant Dean for Online Education and Outreach, and Marsha M. Freije, MSN Academic Adviser Graduate Nursing, will share important information about the program, and will answer questions about the curriculum. They will also discuss the two entry options for this program, review the program’s doctoral benchmarks, and explain important program deadlines and requirements. You will also gain an understanding of what to expect as an online student.

Financial Aid Basics – Tuesday, December 10, 2019 8:00 – 9:00 pm ET  

The prospect of continuing your education through Penn State World Campus can be both exciting and intimidating. We have created this webinar to help make it easier. You can learn about the application process for undergraduate programs, find out how to submit transfer credits, get information about financial aid, and have an idea of what you can expect as a new student. Staff members will walk you through the application process and will also review important deadlines you need to know.

Military Student Experience Webinar – Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET  

Sign up for our next Military Student Experience webinar to learn how the value and quality of a Penn State education can help you advance your career. Our Penn State World Campus Military Support Team will lead a 30-minute presentation that introduces you to the University and the support and benefits you'll receive as a military student. The presentation is followed by a live Q&A.