Our educational programs have been reviewed and approved as meeting the National Association of Nutritional Professional's educational standards (NANP Graduates of the DSC, MSHN, MHNE, and NC programs are eligible to sit for the board certification exam in holistic nutrition from the Holistic Nutrition Credentialing Board ( Graduates of the MSTN program are qualified to sit for the NANP board certification exam if they complete two additional courses; MHNE 611 and HRB 1.

The International Organization of Nutritional Consultants (IONC) has credited our programs with distinction. The Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition and the Doctorate of Science in Holistic Nutrition programs are approved at the Registered Orthomolecular Health Practitioner (ROHP) designation and the Masters of Science in Health and Nutrition Education and the Nutrition Consultant programs at the Registered Nutritional Consultant Practitioner (RNCP) level.  Visit for more information.

The Better Business Bureau has given Hawthorn an A+ rating.