Mission and Description

Institution Mission Statement 
To provide leadership in holistic health education through comprehensive professional online and on-campus education and high quality natural products with a commitment to sustainable practices and principles. We achieve this goal by adhering to a set of core values that respect our students, faculty, community, and the environment. We operate with an integrity that is deserving of their trust.

Areas of Special Focus 
Undergraduate and graduate level education and training in holistic health and complementary integrative medicine. Programs include general interest and career training programs as well as specialized professional continuing education.

Description of Institution 
American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS), based in Portland, Oregon, is a leader in online holistic health education. ACHS, founded in 1978 in New Zealand, is one of the oldest and most respected distance education holistic health colleges, offering flexible undergraduate and graduate programs, highly-qualified faculty, and a diverse student body.

As an institution approved to participate in Title IV federal student aid programs, ACHS prepares institutional reporting for the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Results are published on College Navigator online here