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From the Education Director

Dear Prospective Student,

Thank you for your interest in Hawthorn University. The vital connections between nutrition, lifestyle, and health are at the heart of Hawthorn University. The Doctoral, Master’s and Certificate programs in Holistic Nutrition at Hawthorn University establish and support health and wellness professionals. These programs are based upon current scientific knowledge and will challenge you to think critically about the current issues in the fields of nutrition, physiology, exercise, pathology, counseling, theories of behavior, and many other related areas.

If you are ready to make the time in your schedule, open your books, engage and expand your intellectual and creative abilities, and embark on a journey through the arts and sciences of holistic nutrition, then Hawthorn is for you. This is a fully online program, which will enable you to interact in your community, to experience and learn techniques to improve health. Engaging, credentialed instructors will guide you and keep you on course. Through a carefully crafted curriculum that can be tailored to your specific areas of interest, you will be educated to make a lasting impact and enjoy improved health in your own life and the lives of others.

As stated by Hippocrates, ‘Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food’. This is a cornerstone of our curriculum.

I am always available to talk with you about our programs.

Wishing you good health,

Janet Ludwig, Ph.D., Education Director