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Appraise evolving nutrition information.

Aim for Robust Health

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Learn practices that nourish.

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Hawthorn University is a Leader in Online Holistic Nutrition Education.

News & Events

NANP 2014: Join Us!
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Please join Hawthorn University at the National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP) 2014 Conference, Transforming Health through Holistic Nutrition, April 25-27 in Tucson, Arizona. Join us to learn more about Hawthorn's programs and courses. We have new elective courses offering essential...
Adrenal Summit with HU Adjunct Faculty Dr. Glen Depke, ND
Tuesday, 15 April 2014
The Adrenal Summit is going on now, with a new daily speaker, and a 12 hour window to access the presentations without charge! Listen to Glen Depke, ND, adjunct faculty at Hawthorn as he presents The Effects of Inflammation and Adrenal Function.   Glen Depke, ND...
Nicholas Nastasi
Friday, 28 March 2014
Nicholas Nastasi received his Nutrition Consultant certificate, Summa cum Laude. Nick has been in the health and fitness industry since 1997. He is a certified personal trainer with the National Strength and Conditioning Association, a holistic nutrition consultant and a licensed physical...
Abigail Tannen
Tuesday, 18 March 2014
Abigail Tannen graduated Magna cum Laude with a Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition degree. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Alternative Medicine. Abigail currently works as a fitness professional at the Polo Club of Boca Raton and has headed up a new program called the Polo...
Tonya Harris
Tuesday, 18 March 2014
Tonya Harris earned a Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition degree with a Summa cumLaude distinction. Her passion for nutrition stems from being a mother of three and a childhood leukemia survivor, both of which inspired her to open an online retail store that carries only natural and...

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  • We have the honor of sharing The Adrenal Summit, a 14 day event that touches on everything adrenal and why it’s so vitally important to your health and wellness. Thirteen industry professionals will be hosting daily calls throughout April 7th - April 24th and this level of expertise will rarely ever show...


MSTN 2014 - Save $99.00 per course!

Learn about whole foods and traditional diets in the Master of Science in Traditional Nutrition (MSTN) degree program. Special discounted tuition scheduled for 2014. Start classes now! Students can save $99.00 per course! Click Here.

Applicants must be members of the Weston A. Price Foundation.

For more information, see the Program area of this website or speak to Kathy at                 (707) 986-4153 ext. 401.

Free Cookbook Offer!

We salute award winning author and Hawthorn graduate, Rebecca Katz, MS, author of the following:

  • The Longevity Kitchen
  • The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen
  • One Bite at a Time

Rebecca's books combine nutritional science with the wisdom of nourishing traditions. Her stories are delightful and the recipes will make your mouth water and keep your tummy happy. Rebecca finds the "YUM!" component even if taste buds are challenged by chemotherapy.

Food is the foundation of nutritional science at Hawthorn! Cooking is part of the alchemy of health and wellness at Hawthorn. Join us to explore the latest in nutritional science, evaluate the trends and promote holistic nutrition.

Enroll and begin a degree or certificate program by May 1, 2014 and we'll send you one of Rebecca's cookbooks.  

  • 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
  • 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 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