Admission

Students with a bachelor's degree are invited to apply to the Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education (MHNE) program. Basic computer proficiency, access to the Internet, and email are required.

Advanced placement admission may be granted to candidates with documented learning which ties their prior experience to the theories and data of holistic nutrition and includes specific descriptions of what students know and can do. Assessments include examinations, real-life tasks, or simulations. Materials used in the evaluation of prior learning include examination of course syllabi, training materials, tests, textbooks, technical manuals, and examinations. Evaluators may obtain additional information from discussions with prior instructors and program administrators, and examination of instructional equipment. Advanced placement students can transfer a maximum of seven (7) credits in the foundation level of this master's program.

Complete and return the online application. A non-refundable application fee of $60 will be charged to all matriculated students. Your application will be reviewed and qualified applicants will be contacted.

Hawthorn University does not provide English as a second language instruction and all classes are taught in English. Hawthorn University requires prospective international students to have an academic background equivalent to an education in the United States, to fulfill admission requirements and to speak and write fluent English.

For more information on the application process, click the admission's link or contact Kathy McDermott, Director of Admissions & Student Management, at 

or by phone at 707-986-4153, Ext. 401 during office hours, M - F, 9 am - 5 pm ET.

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