Pennsylvania State University

College of Health and Human Development

Nutritional Sciences


509R Business Administration Building

University Park, PA 16802

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D., M.S.; M.Ed.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Graduates are prepared for careers in basic and applied research in nutrition and in college teaching. The course of study is planned to meet the professional objectives of the individual student. Students may emphasize nutrition science, applied human nutrition, applied animal nutrition, nutrition education, and nutrition in public health. Supporting courses are available in biochemistry, physiology, genetics, microbiology, biophysics, food science, education, health policy and administration, human development and family studies, anthropology, sociology, and psychology.


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Facts & Figures

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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