Continuing Education

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The holistic nutrition field is exploding with information, maturing, and developing breadth – there is so much to learn!

A True Professional is Always Learning – Take Continuing Education Courses to Stay Sharp

Learning is a lifelong pursuit. There’s constantly new information being discovered, scientific breakthroughs taking place and it takes dedication to ‘stay on top of it.’ If you want to broaden your knowledge, advance in, or prepare for a new career, enrich your life, sharpen your skills, or take a course for fun, consider enrolling for Continuing Education courses at Hawthorn University.

The best way to see if Hawthorn University is the right fit for you is to contact an admissions advisor. Get more information on Continuing Education and the online learning format. Get More Info.

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Continuing Education Courses

Continuing Education courses are tightly focused and many can be completed in as little as three (3) weeks. Courses with the prefix CE for continuing education units (CEU) are independent study courses. The CE courses include a selection of readings from textbooks, web links to relevant online information and an online exam concludes each course.

Click on the “details” link for more information on each course shown in the table below.

CE 100 – Responding to the Risks of Genetically Modified Food details
CE 101 – Successful Coaching Skills details
CE 102 – Business Management for the Holistic Nutrition Professional details
CE 103 – Understanding Gluten Intolerance and Preventing Celiac Disease details
CE 106 – Nutritional Strategies to Prevent and Manage Autistic Spectrum Disorders details
CE 107 – Optimal Thyroid Health details
CE 109 – Stress Management: Reduce Stress and Live Better details

Continuing Education Admission

Students interested in taking courses listed in the Continuing Education area will earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in those courses that begin with the prefix CE.

Applicants interested in the Continuing Education (CE) courses are required to fill out demographic information on the application and submit a photo ID. There is no application fee for any course in the CE program. Written permission for a legal guardian is required for admission of a person under legal age.

Non-Matriculating Students

Students who want to take individual courses from any of Hawthorn’s programs or from the Holistic Nutrition – Elective Course listings are considered non-matriculating students and are subject to the same admission requirements as their program of interest. For example, students who want a master’s level course must show proof of an earned bachelor’s degree. Students must also submit a photo ID. Students interested in taking individual courses in the WTNC and MSTN programs must be members of the Weston A. Price Foundation.

Should a non-matriculating student decide to enroll in a program at a later date, a new program application must be submitted along with all required documentation for admission into the program. An application fee (non-refundable) will be charged. For additional information, questions, or assistance contact Admissions at 707-986-4153.

Flexible Start Dates

View the academic calendar to view when the scheduled term start is, choose open enrollment and begin immediately (as soon as your application and enrollment is completed and approved). Enroll Today!

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Continuing Education Tuition & Fees

Choose from the available CE courses below and begin your journey into the world of nutrition and wellbeing. Upon receipt of payment, the course will be released to you. Once the course is completed and you have successfully passed the requirements, a link will be opened allowing you to print a Certificate of Completion.

 Continuing Education (CE)

Course Name

Credits

Tuition

Books & Materials (Est.)

Total

CE 100 – Responding to the Risks of Genetically Modified Food 3 CEU $30.00 $20.00 $50.00
CE 101 – Successful Coaching Skills 3 CEU $30.00 $40.00 $70.00
CE 102 – Business Management for the Holistic Nutrition Professional 4 CEU $40.00 $27.00 $67.00
CE 103 – Understanding Gluten Intolerance and Preventing Celiac Disease 3 CEU $30.00 $12.00 $42.00
CE 106 – Nutritional Strategies to Prevent and Manage Autistic Spectrum Disorder 3 CEU $30.00 $100.00 $130.00
CE 107 – Optimal Thyroid Health 4 CEU $40.00 $12.00 $52.00
CE 109 – Stress Management: Reduce Stress and Live Better 2 CEU $20.00 0.00 $20.00

Continuing Education Cancellation & Refund

Continuing Education students who are registered in courses with a CE prefix may request a full tuition refund if requested within seven (7) calendar days after the course is released to the student.

Students taking Holistic Nutrition Electives should refer to the refund policy page on this website or in the catalog for details.

Notice of cancellation must be sent, in writing, to the Registrar’s office at:

Hawthorn University
PO Box 275
Whitethorn, CA 95589

Fax: 866-771-9433

or via Email to: [email protected]

Continuing Education Computer Requirements

Students must have access to a computer with the following configurations in order to benefit and easily navigate Hawthorn University’s Continuing Education learning platform.

Window Users

  1. Windows 7 or higher
  2. Minimum of 8 GB Memory
  3. Browser: Google Chrome version 60.0 or higher (Recommended)

Mac Users

  1. Mac OS X or higher
  2. Minimum of 8 GB Memory
  3. Browser: Google Chrome version 50.0 or higher

Is Continuing Education Right For You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about Continuing Education, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

For immediate questions, call 707-986-4153