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Improve Your Health With a Holistic Health Certificate

A man sitting in front of is bed, tapping a smart phone and eating a salad. Take an Online Holistic Health Certificate from Hawthorn University.
During this short online program, you’ll learn ways to achieve health, wellness, fitness, and stress management

Holistic Health Certificate Program

Enroll in 2020 for $150 Per Course

Wellness is not just about what we put in our bodies; it’s how we treat ourselves as a whole. The Holistic Health Certificate program introduces you to the basic concepts of health by examining wellness from a holistic perspective. Live a healthy life, manage stress and enjoy the benefits of physical activity. Learn when complementary and alternative medicine can benefit your health. If you are looking for a short and informative program that will enhance your personal life, the Holistic Health program will suit your needs.

The best way to see if Hawthorn University is the right fit for you is to contact an admissions advisor. Get more information on the Holistic Health Certificate program, the online learning format, and pay-as-you-go options so that you can make an informed decision about your future.

Holistic Health Benefits

During the 12-credit Holistic Health Certificate program you’ll study:

  • Living Healthfully: Body, Mind, and Spirit
  • Stress and Wellness
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Health and Fitness

Is a Future in Holistic Health & Nutrition Right for You? Find Out! Take the Hawthorn University “Holistic Nutrition Career Training Readiness Quiz”

This fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get Your Holistic Nutrition Career Training Readiness score now.

The Convenience of Online Learning

At Hawthorn, all programs happen entirely online with the support of your mentor right at your fingertips. Educational tools include audio lectures, original articles from Hawthorn University, textbooks, journals, websites, message boards, hands-on and community-based assignments, and individual teacher-student interaction.

As with traditional on-ground schools, you’ll be expected to complete practical activities, research and written assignments, practice exercises, and other community-based projects – all online. You’ll also have the option to engage with your peers and faculty via website based message boards.

Certificate Details

Curriculum & Academic Requirements

To read course descriptions, view scholastic requirements, graduation requirements, and the grading scale, click here.

Stay Current With Expert-Led Live Webinars

As a Hawthorn student, you are invited to webinars where leaders in the field discuss current nutritional topics with students. Webinars are archived for later use so you can access them whenever you need to. Webinars are held every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 4 PM PST / 7 PM EST.

Reasonable Tuition & Fees

The Holistic Health Certificate program consists of 4 courses (12 credits) which are needed to graduate. You may pay by the course and payment is due upon enrollment into the course. Payment is due upon a student’s enrollment in the program. Tuition must be paid in U.S. currency, by check, money order, or credit card.

  • HH course (3 credit hours) $450.00

Total tuition for the HH program is:

  • $60.00 – Application fee (non-refundable)
  • $1,800.00 – 12 credits @ $150.00
  • $1,860.00 Total

Special Limited Time Offer:

Enroll in 2020 for $150 per course: 

• HH course (3 credit hours) – $150.00

Total tuition for the HH program is:

• $60.00 – Application fee (non-refundable)
• $600.00 – 12 credits @ $50.00 / per credit hour
$660.00 Total

For a detailed list of other University fees: Click Here

Upon receipt of payment, the course will be released to the student online. Once the course is completed and the student is ready to advance to the next course in the program, then the second payment will be due.

Your Textbooks Form the Basis of a Professional Library

The costs of textbooks are not included in the quoted tuition (refer to the chart below for estimated prices). Students purchase textbooks from vendors of their choice. The estimated cost of textbooks and software for the HH Certificate is included in the chart below.

Here is a course by course breakdown of the estimated cost of your textbooks and other required materials for each course and for the entire certificate. Prices are from unless otherwise indicated. Tuition and book prices are subject to change.

Course Name

Estimated Textbook
Cost (rounded to the nearest dollar)


Total Tuition
and Estimated Textbook Cost

HH 101




HH 102




HH 103




HH 104




Application Fee


Graduation Fee (Domestic)


Total Textbook Costs (estimated)


Total Tuition Cost


Grand Total


Holistic Health Professionals Are Needed to Fill Many Roles

Upon successful completion of the HH Certificate program, graduates should be able to:

• Identify ways to create a balance between work and life
• Learn how to identify your health habits and the features of an ideal health profile
• Identify ways to incorporate stress management techniques into a daily routine
• Understand the basic concepts of complementary and alternative medicine
• Define health, wellness, and fitness and discuss ways to achieve them

Extensive Career Prospects

Holistic Health Certificate graduates may:

• Improve your personal health and wellbeing
• Work for non-profit and social advocacy organizations
• Work in integrative medicine doctors’ offices
• Work in private businesses and schools
• Work on community projects or programs
• Develop and distributing health-related educational materials
• Lecture on holistic health

Is a Rewarding Career in Holistic Health Right For You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about Holistic Health and exploring if this 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

Learn about admission requirements for the HH program.

View the sample program agreement.

*Program length when students take multiple classes at once. See the “Flexible Completion Rate” paragraph for more details.