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Holistic Nutrition Programs
Natural Chef Programs
Mentoring Program

Holistic Nutrition Programs:

The following programs have been reviewed and approved as meeting NANP's educational standards. These programs qualify their graduates for professional membership and to sit for the holistic nutrition national board exam.

American College of Healthcare Sciences
* Accredited by theDistance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

(Diploma in Holistic Health Practice, Associate of Applied Science in Complementary Alternative Medicine, Associate of Applied Science in Health & Wellness, Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition; Master of Science in Health and Wellness; and Master of Science in Complementary Alternative Medicine)
5940 SW Hood Avenue, Portland, OR 97239

American School of Natural Health
(Nutrition Consultant Program)

Bauman College: Holistic Nutrition and Culinary Arts
(Nutrition Consultant Training Program)
10151 Main Street, Suite 128, Penngrove, CA 94951

Canadian School of Natural Nutrition
(Registered Holistic Nutritionist, RHN, plus AN106 & AN109)
11685 Yonge St., Bldg B109, Richmond Hill, Ontario L4E 0K7

Clayton College of Natural Health (ceased operations 7-12-2010)
NANP will continue to accept Clayton graduates for professional membership from the following programs:
- Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition (practitioner block must be completed in order to qualify to sit for board exam)
- PhD in Holistic Nutrition

CLIMB for Health Professionals, Portland Community College
* Accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

(Nutritional Therapy Program)


College of Naturopathic Medicine, United Kingdom
(Naturopathic Nutrition Diploma)

Edison Institute of Nutrition
(Diploma in Holistic Nutrition-DHN)
#208 - 137 Main Street North Markham, ON L3P 1Y2

Energetic Health Institute
(Holistic Nutrition Certification)
c/o Dr Henele, PO Box 36362, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Hawthorn University
formerly Hawthorn Health & Nutrition Institute
(Nutrition Consultant Training Program, MS in Traditional Nutrition, MS in Holistic Nutrition, MS In Health & Nutrition Education, DSc in Holistic Nutrition Education)

Huntington College of Health Sciences
* Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

(Bachelors in Health Science, MS in (Applied) Nutrition, ASN in (Applied) Nutrition)
117 Legacy View Way, Knoxville, TN 37918

Institute of Holistic Nutrition
(Applied Holistic Nutrition Certification Program)

Institute of Transformational Nutrition
(Certified Transformational Nutrition Coach)
22337 Pacific Coast Highway #830 Malibu, California 90265

John F. Kennedy University
* Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges - Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

(Holistic Health Education Master's program with Nutrition Specialization)

Maryland University of Integrative Health
* Accredited by the Maryland Higher Education Commission

(Master of Science in Nutrition & Integrative Health - with at least one course in the use of herbal therapies)

Nutrition Therapy Institute
(Master Nutrition Therapist Program)
1510 York St #204, Denver, CO 80206

Nutritional Therapy Association, Inc.®
(Nutritional Therapy Consultant Program, Nutritional Therapist Training Program -
NOTE: enrollments beginning Fall 2012 only)
P.O. Box 354, Olympia, WA 98507


Pacific Rim College
* Accredited by:
British Columbia Council for International Education for Education Quality Assurance, &
Private Career Training Institutions Agency of British Columbia

(Holistic Nutrition Program)
229-560 Johnson Street (Market Square)
Victoria, BC, Canada, V8W 3C6

The Wellspring School For Healing Arts
(Wholistic Nutrition Certification Program)
University of Bridgeport
* Accredited by the New England Association of Schools & Colleges, Inc. - Commission on Institutions of Higher Education and the State of Connecticut, Department of Higher Education

(MS in Human Nutrition)

Natural Chef Programs:

The following programs have been reviewed and approved as meeting NANP's educational standards for Natural Chef training. These programs qualify their graduates for professional membership.

Bauman College: Holistic Nutrition and Culinary Arts, (Natural Chef Training Program)
10151 Main Street, Suite 128, Penngrove, CA, 94951
Special pricing for NANP members - save 20%! Click here for more information.

Central Carolina Community College, (Natural Chef Program)

Mentoring Program For NANP Members:

Holistic Nutrition Mentoring with Liz Lipski, PhD, CCN, CHN. Author of Digestive Wellness, Digestive Wellness for Children and Leaky Gut Syndrome, and Director of Doctoral Studies in Nutrition at Hawthorn University

This NANP program is primarily designed for nutrition professionals. Others who may also benefit are clinicians using holistic nutrition in their practice such as: MD’s, DO’s, Naturopaths, Chiropractors, Acupuncturists, and other health professionals who want to apply nutrition in a clinical setting.

NANP Members receive 32 Category I CEU’s AND 100 contact hours towards the required 500 contact hours to sit for the Board Exam in Holistic Nutrition. You will also receive a certificate of completion titled, “Professional Training in Holistic Nutrition,” suitable for framing. You must be a member of NANP to apply.

Click here for more information.

Educational Standards & Program Review Applications:

One of the ways the NANP differentiates itself from other nutrition organizations is the in-depth review of holistic nutrition and natural chef educational programs. Only schools whose programs meet our rigorous educational standards will be recommended and therefore posted to our website. To view these educational standards, select from the options below:

Natural Chef Programs
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