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Portland, Oregon – Stephanie Petersen of Salt Lake City, Utah, will be honored as the Distance Education and Accrediting Commission (DEAC) 2020 Outstanding Graduate at the American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) virtual graduation ceremony.
The DEAC Outstanding Graduate of the Year award celebrates the achievements of distance education students who have demonstrated academic excellence and consistent commitment to society and their chosen profession.
Primed with double master’s degrees earned online, Stephanie plans to open a clinic and school.
Stephanie Petersen earned two master's degrees online from the American College of Healthcare Sciences in Herbal Medicine and Holistic Nutrition. She studied online while working full-time as an education administrator and teacher at a massage school. Her education prepared her to teach courses in herbalism and pathology at work.
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American College of Healthcare Sciences is a world-renowned accredited online college. Our mission is driven by the principles and vision of our president, Dorene Petersen, who founded the college in 1978 as a pioneer in holistic health education.
We award degrees, diplomas, and certificates in Integrative Health, Aromatherapy, Holistic Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, and an MBA with Specializations in Integrative Health & Wellness and Sustainable Business
Our graduates are making a difference.
Shanna Bynes is an Aromatherapist, Licensed Medical Aesthetician, Natural Nail Specialist, and Professional Makeup artist who completed a Diploma in Aromatherapy from ACHS in 2019. She is the CEO of Grow Out Oils and also provides custom formulations for physicians and high-end luxury spas.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Shanna says her business has remained relevant. “Our business has been consistent and I think the fact that we offer products that are tailored to what's going on right now makes people feel a lot better about using them. It’s good to be able to have some products that will bring a little peace of mind to people,” she says.
Our students are changing lives.
Cindy Lane Ross is the owner of four businesses, a full-time student, a bodybuilder, and has successfully kept her Rheumatoid Arthritis in remission for years through exercise and diet. Now, she is pursuing an MS in Holistic Nutrition so that she can help others! Her business Life Wellness Forever focuses on hormone balancing, fitness, nutrition, and functional medicine. Cindy knows how important good quality of life is and wants to help others achieve it just like she did. Read more about Cindy.
In 2020 the change starts with you. Here’s to your 2020 life empowered by knowledge, inspired by a passion for wellness and physical health. To find out how the ACHS family can empower your journey, click here.
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The ACHS Master of Business Administration program fosters a holistic, integrative approach to business in support of more sustainable practices for traditional and integrative healthcare practitioners, entrepreneurs, and those in large, multinational, public, private, and nonprofit corporations.
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CONTACT: Kate Harmon, CMO