News & Events
Friday, 29 April 2016
Wednesday,May 4th, 201612 PM PST / 3 PM ESTOpen to the Public
Tuesday, 19 April 2016
Congratulations to LuAnn Jones for receiving her Nutrition Consultant certificate, Magna cum Laude. LuAnn's interest in alternative health modalities was peaked at an early age. With a strong foundation in healthy eating, inspired by her parents, she learned to rely on her body’s instinctual...
Tuesday, 12 April 2016
Congratulations to Rebekah Taylor for graduating from the Scientific Foundations of Holistic Nutrition certificate program. Rebekah's personal journey towards health led her to Hawthorn in her quest to learn more about nutrition. She especially enjoyed the flexibility of online study and the "pay...
Monday, 11 April 2016
Thursday, 31 March 2016
Kay McAleer graduated cum Laude from the Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition program. Kay has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Exercise Science from California State University Chico and also holds a second degree in Health Science and Physical Education from California State University...
Newly revised courses in the MSHN program are now open!
Applications are currently being accepted for this exciting and rigorous, clinical Master's degree program in holistic nutrition. Join a group of elite graduates who are making a difference in the health and holistic nutrition fields.
Contact Kathy McDermott, Director of Admissions at or call her at 707-986-4153, Ext. 401.
Live Online Presentations
It’s time to rethink what we have heard about osteoporosis with Dr. Susan Brown! This presentation will encourage critical new rethinking of old assumptions about bone health and bone weakness, provide new insights into the nature and mechanisms of osteoporosis and osteopenia, and instill an appreciation for a comprehensive, whole-body...
Join us for an afternoon interview series featuring stories from Hawthorn Graduates. Listen live as they share their professional challenges and successes. Online the 1st Wednesday of each month.
The next presentation is May 4th 2016, at noon PST. Stay tuned for more information. Sign up for the mailing list for information on upcoming presentations.
My thesis project helped me to develop my niche before I graduated. I came away from Hawthorn with a well rounded education prepared to help others in their journey towards wellness.
Marjie Andrejciw // MSHN Graduate
Hawthorn University provided such a valuable education and experience! Coming from a background in dietetics, the information was reliable, credible, and most importantly understandable and applicable!
Lisa Booth // MSHN Graduate
Hawthorn provided me with valuable skills to follow my passion...My degree also gave credibility in holistic nutrition that has been the foundation for launching my career.
Wendy Borden // MSHN Graduate
My education at Hawthorn was very inspiring, resourceful and helped me prepare for my own Nutrition Consulting business.
Katherine Carter // NC Graduate
I was very impressed with the curriculum, teaching staff, and support Hawthorn provided. This is truly a group of very dedicated and knowledgeable health and nutrition professionals.
Amanda Codd // MSHN Graduate
Hawthorn University has opened doors for me. That people look to me for answers and recommendations is immensely gratifying. The coursework is insightful, challenging and far-reaching.
Patricia A. Curley // MSHN Graduate
The knowledge I gained studying at Hawthorn...proves invaluable in my job on a daily basis.
Denis Faye // MSHN Graduate
What I appreciated the most at Hawthorn was the connection I had with my instructors and supporting faculty...I feel more confident as a professional in my field and realize the potential of what I can still accomplish as a Holistic Nutrition Educator.
Andrea Hill // MHNE Graduate
I am very impressed with the University’s commitment to incorporating real food into the science of nutrition. I felt the curriculum was extremely applicable to what I would take into the outside world.
Rebecca Katz // MHNE Graduate
The education I received at Hawthorn has touched every part of my life, personally and professionally...I respect and admire each instructor, student, and graduate of Hawthorn for sharing this passion.
Christina Mace // MHNE Graduate
My educational experience at Hawthorn was marked with fulfillment and reward...The Hawthorn experience will always be one of my lifetime joys. I remain with deep gratitude.
W. Philip McDonald // MSHN Graduate
I had a wonderful experience at Hawthorn. My the course work was relevant, and very useful. I feel that I learned a great deal, and the program prepared me for working as a nutrition consultant.
Julie Murray // MSHN Graduate
Each time I meet with a client for either Nutrition or Fitness Consulting I draw on my education as a student of Hawthorn University...I have never ever regretted the investment I made in myself by applying to Hawthorn University.
Julie F. Richards // MSHN Graduate
I feel grateful for the education I received at Hawthorn, for my special instructor, Heidi Snyder, for the loving support I received all along the way, and for the learning opportunity to make a difference in the world.
Krystle Shapiro // MSHN Graduate
I have thoroughly enjoyed my Hawthorn experience and education. I have learned so much and now have the tools to create a beautiful career of my dreams.
Jennifer Sullivan // MSHN Graduate
Hawthorn's education program was flexible, not expensive and worthwhile. It has allowed me to pursue a different career direction, which otherwise could never have happened. Looking back, I'd do it all over again.
Josiah Vencel // MSHN Graduate
The field of nutrition is fascinating indeed!! Hawthorn's program has opened a whole new world that enables me to dive into. The most important is being able to apply this material in one's personal life.
Scott Watters // MSHN Graduate