Accreditation & Approvals

Accreditations and approvals show that Hawthorn University adheres to high standards set by national and state educational governing bodies. Their regulations were put in place to uphold a high-quality education experience and to protect you, the student.

Accredited by the DEAC

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Distance Education Accrediting Commission
1101 17th Street NW, Suite 808
Washington, DC 20036
www.deac.org

Hawthorn University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency and is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The Accrediting Commission is a charter member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), the leading non-governmental recognition for accrediting associations. A national advocate and institutional voice for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation, CHEA is an association of 3,000 degree-granting colleges and universities and recognizes 60 institutional and programmatic accrediting organizations.

Approved by the BPPE

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Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400,
Sacramento, CA 95833
www.bppe.ca.gov
| Tel: (888) 370-7589 | Fax: (916) 263-1897

Hawthorn University has been approved to operate programs in holistic nutrition from the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) since 2002. Approval to operate means that Hawthorn meets state standards. This does not imply that Hawthorn University or its educational programs are endorsed or recommended by the state or by the bureau only that Hawthorn University has met the minimum state standards.

On September 7, 2016, the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education renewed Hawthorn University’s (Institution Code: 48441699) approval to operate for 5 years. Any questions a student may have regarding the approval of the BPPE that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (see contact info to the left).

Is Online Training for a Holistic Nutrition Career Right For You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about Hawthorn’s online training programs and exploring if Holistic Nutrition is the right career path for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

For immediate questions, call 707-986-4153