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Hawthorn University

This information was posted on December 07, 2009

ADDRESS
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 275
City: 
Whitethorn
State: 
California
Postal Code: 
95589
Country: 
United States
PROGRAM DETAILS
Program Types: 
Nutrition
Degrees Offered: 
Masters
Other
--Other Degrees Offered: 
Doctor of Science in Holistic Nutrition and Certificate Program
Alternative Learning Options: 
Online
Year Program Established: 
2002
Percentage of Applicants Accepted Last Year (approx.): 
98
Average Length of Program: 
2 Years
--Detail on Length of Programs: 
Doctoral Program takes approximately 3-4 years
Students May Begin Program in: 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Prerequisites: 
TOEFL
--Other Prerequisites: 
Doctoral students may need some prerequisites
Advanced Standing granted?: 
Yes
Core Curriculum Courses & Electives: 
Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition Education: www.hawthornuniversity.org/Programs/MHNE/ProgramOverview.aspx || Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education: www.hawthornuniversity.org/Programs/MSHN/ProgramOverview.aspx || Doctor of Science in Holistic Nutrition: www.hawthornuniversity.org/Programs/DSC/ProgramOverview.aspx || Nutrition Consultant Certificate program: www.hawthornuniversity.org/Programs/NC/ProgramOverview.aspx
Program Philosophy: 
Hawthorn University employs a dynamic, forward thinking approach to education and training.  Our underlying philosophy supports the concept of biochemical individuality in both health needs and the learning process. We provide a unique combination of high quality instructional materials, detailed individual attention, and application of professional tools throughout all programs. Courses combine experiential and intellectual approaches and are comprised of audio lectures, textbook and research assignments, practical activities, weekly teleclasses, and in certain programs, conference call discussions.
Internship Required?: 
No
Program Director's Name and Credentials: 
Paula Bartholomy, CHN, MS, NC
COST, CAREERS & CONTACT
Total Program Costs: 
$2,000-$5,000
--Detail on Program Costs: 
Prices vary between programs. Books and materials not included
Student Loans Available?: 
No
Scholarships, Grants, or Stipends Available?: 
No
Accreditation(s): 
Other
--Other Accreditations: 
Hawthorn has been approved to operate programs in holistic nutrition from the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education. Our educational programs have been reviewed and approved as meeting the National Association of Nutritional Professional's educational standards (NANP www.nanp.org). Graduates are eligible to sit for the board certification exam in holistic nutrition from the Holistic Nutrition Credentialing Board (http://hncb.org.) Employment opportunities exist in hospitals, residential care facilities, schools, prisons, community health programs, and home health care agencies. Client counseling can be conducted by individuals interested in establishing their own businesses from the comfort of their office or home.
--Other Certifications or Licensures: 
CHN
Job Placement Offered for Graduates?: 
No
Application Deadline(s): 
Open Enrollment
Program Contact Name: 
Kathy McDermott, Director of Admissions
Program Contact Telephone Number: 
707 986-4153 x 401
Program Contact Email: