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Online Master of Professional Studies in Nutritional Sciences

The role of nutrition and the decisions we make about the foods we eat have a critical impact on our quality of life and risk of chronic disease. As concern grows regarding the high incidence of obesity and other diseases caused by poor nutrition in various populations, there is an urgent demand for professionals who are proficient in the use of evidence-based strategies to improve health and optimize quality of life.

This Master's Degree in Nutritional Sciences is designed to help prepare you for evidence-based advanced practice. Our online program features a curriculum that emphasizes critical thinking and interactive technology to engage you in the learning process. The course work, focused on the development of leadership skills, can set you apart from your peers.

This program is offered through the Penn State World Campus

Gina Pazzaglia

Program Director

Gina Pazzaglia, PhD, RDN
Director of the Online Master's Program Instructor of Nutritional Sciences Outreach Associate Professor
110 Chandlee Lab
University Park PA 16802
814 865 1857

Shawnee Kelly

Program Coordinator

Shawnee M. Kelly, MS, RD, LDN
Coordinator & Senior Instructor, Online Master of Professional Studies
125 Chandlee Laboratory
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802