ACHS Tuition and Funding

As an ACHS student you will benefit from an accredited online undergraduate or graduate certificate, diploma or degree and enjoy innovative programs and comprehensive curriculum. You will have unlimited, 6 days a week, one on one access to your instructor who is are carefully selected on merits such as technical expertise, clinical experience, educational background, training, and the quality of attention they will give you.

Your instructor will focus on providing a highly experiential education using the latest educational training and best practices and serve as your academic guide throughout your chosen course.

We believe that quality education is the best investment in your future and all of our services are designed to provide you with the best education for your education dollar.

Tuition Includes:

  • Expert faculty with real-world clinical experience in each course
  • All instruction and evaluation, including weekly interaction with your instructor through the online classroom, live teleconferences and/or chats, email, and the Instructor’s Virtual Office
  • Dynamic online lectures updated regularly to include the latest evidence-based research and industry updates

Your tuition also includes a wide range of student services:

  • Full student services and support during your program, including unlimited online classroom access, email and telephone support during your course
  • Online tools to enable you to interact with your peers and join study groups.
  • Career center including employment bulletin board.
  • Unlimited toll-free phone access to information and answers to your questions within the United States and Canada.



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Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

This tuition rate applies to all undergraduate Certificate, Diploma, and Degree programs. Please refer to each course listing under Academics for an estimate of the total course price including tuition, textbooks, materials and shipping for each course. To calculate the price for a Program simply look at each total course price for each of the courses in the Program you are interested in.

2013-2014 Undergraduate Tuition Rate: $305 per semester credit

2014-2015 Undergraduate Tuition Rate: $315 per semester credit

Registration fee: $200 per program, payable at enrollment. Students enrolling in single courses pay a registration fee per course, based on $30 per credit, not to exceed $200 per registration.

Additional fees apply per course for required course materials and textbooks, and any required lab materials. These fees can be found on each specific course page under Academics.

Estimated Total Annual Expense for Tuition

The 2013-2014 estimated minimum total annual expense for tuition in an undergraduate degree program at ACHS (Associate degree) is $7,320 based on the 2013-2014 tuition rate of $305 per credit hour (24 semester credits completed per year). This does not include registration fees, course materials including textbooks and supplementary materials, or shipping of course materials. Please note these figures may vary depending on transfer of credit accepted.

Read more about the current projected maximum cost for ACHS undergraduate programs including textbooks, materials, and tuition online here.

Graduate Tuition and Fees

This tuition rate applies to all graduate Certificate, Diploma, and Degree programs. Please refer to each course listing under Academics for an estimate of the total course price including tuition, textbooks, materials and shipping for each course. To calculate the price for a Program simply look at each total course price for each of the courses in the Program you are interested in.

2013-2014 Graduate Tuition Rate: $445 per semester credit

2014-2015 Graduate Tuition Rate: $460 per semester credit

Registration fee: $200 per program, payable at enrollment. Students enrolling in single courses pay a registration fee per course, based on $30 per credit, not to exceed $200 per registration.

Additional fees apply per course for required course materials and textbooks, and any required lab materials.

Estimated Total Annual Expense

The estimated minimum total annual expense for tuition in a graduate degree program at ACHS (Masters degree) is $8,010 based on the 2013-2014 tuition rate of $445 per credit hour (18 semester credits completed per year). This does not include registration fees, course materials including textbooks and supplementary materials, or shipping of course materials. Please note these figures may vary depending on transfer of credit accepted.

Read more about the current projected maximum cost for ACHS graduate programs including textbooks, materials, and tuition online here.

Costs Not Covered by Tuition

  • Computer: Each student will need a computer with internet access that meets the minimum technology requirements (view at myachsclass.org).
  • Additional Recommended Reading: While all texts required to complete each course are included in the required materials fee, faculty may provide additional recommended book lists that are optional. However, purchase is not required and the library is an excellent resource for many of these books. These are available at the College Store under ACHS Recommended Reading at a package discount.