Degree Programs

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If you prefer a whole foods approach to nutrition and you are motivated to learn and work at your own pace, consider Hawthorn

Online Professional Holistic Nutrition Degree Programs

The holistic nutrition master’s and doctoral degree programs are online, instructor-led, and interactive, focusing on clinical holistic nutrition education. You’ll be taught the principles of holistic nutrition using current scientific and peer-reviewed information and real-world assignments. After completing the program, you’ll be prepared to sit for the Holistic Nutrition Credentialing Board (HNCB) examination, the highest credential offered in the holistic nutrition industry. Becoming board certified can help boost your career opportunities because it proves your expertise in the field.

Although the programs at Hawthorn University are all online, we encourage you to learn by doing. In addition to learning about holistic health and nutrition education, we want you to practice it, incorporating your newfound knowledge into your lifestyle. Experience the benefits of holistic nutrition firsthand, and you’ll be confident about sharing that information with others.

Hawthorn University Master and Doctor Degree Programs

Qualify to Become Certified And Open Up Your Career Possibilities

The Doctoral Program, Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition, Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education, and the Nutrition Consultant (certificate) program have been reviewed and approved by the International Organization of Nutritional Consultants (IONC) and the National Association of Nutritional Professionals (NANP). Qualified graduates may sit for the Holistic Nutrition Credentialing Board’s national exam (offered by NANP) to become board certified in holistic nutrition.

Master of Science in Traditional Nutrition students can also challenge the board exam if they take 2 extra courses (MHNE 611: The Business of Health and Nutrition Educators and HRB 1: Herbal Cooking: Using Food as Medicine).

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.

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