Degree Programs

Degree Programs Tuition Discount! 

Hawthorn University is celebrating achieving our goal of national accreditation from the Distance Education Accrediting Commission by offering the following discounts on our degree programs.

Doctor of Science in Holistic Nutrition
25% tuition discount if you enroll and begin the DSC program before October 31, 2019. A $6,000 savings!

Masters Degree Programs
Hawthorn University also invites you to enroll in our signature Master's Degree programs and take advantage of a 20% tuition discount if you begin by Oct 5, 2019. All applications must be submitted by September 18, 2019.

» Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition program (MSHN)

Learn about functional medicine nutritional tools that can increase vitality and reduce long range disease risk. Conference with your instructor and work with practice clients in this clinical program.

MSHN Course Descriptions

» Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education (MHNE)

Build a professional portfolio while developing proficiency in wellness promotion and holistic nutrition education in this interactive, independent study program.

MHNE Course Descriptions

» Master of Science in Traditional Nutrition (MSTN)

Explore the traditional philosophy of Weston A. Price and learn about whole foods through the development of professional materials and practical activities.

MSTN Course Descriptions

» Doctor of Science in Holistic Nutrition (DSC)

Explore the links between holistic nutrition, environmental sciences, and public policy in this interdisciplinary, independent study program. Study holistic nutrition, health, and physiological function from a systems theory approach.

DSC Course Descriptions

Doctoral Program Dissertation Handbook

The Doctoral Program, Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition, Master of Science in Health and Nutrition, and the Nutrition Consultant 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 to become board certified in holistic nutrition.