ACHS Alumna Brittany Sena Recognized with 2021 DEAC Famous Alumni Award

Portland, Oregon – Brittany Sena of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, will be honored as the Distance Education and Accrediting Commission (DEAC) 2021 Famous Alumni at the American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) virtual graduation ceremony. The DEAC Famous Alumni of the Year award recognizes students who have made an impact in their community or received […]

ACHS Alumna Cindy Ross Recognized with 2021 DEAC Outstanding Graduate Award

Portland, Oregon – Cindy Ross of Orange Beach, Alabama, will be honored as the Distance Education and Accrediting Commission (DEAC) 2021 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 […]

ACHS Graduate Stephanie Petersen Recognized with 2020 DEAC Award

CONTACT: Kate Harmon, CMO TELEPHONE: 503.244.0726 EMAIL: publicrelations@achs.edu 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 […]

ACHS Graduate Katja Evans Recognized with 2020 DEAC Award

CONTACT: Kate Harmon, CMO TELEPHONE: 503.244.0726 EMAIL: publicrelations@achs.edu Portland, Oregon – Katja Evans of Braintree, Vermont, will be honored as the Distance Education and Accrediting Commission (DEAC) 2020 Famous Alumni at the American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) virtual graduation ceremony.  The DEAC Famous Alumni of the Year award celebrates the achievements of distance education students […]

What does it mean to be a Certified B Corporation?

March is B Corp Month, so now is the perfect time to share what it means to us to be a Certified B Corporation® and why we became one in the first place.

Is that a worm in my apple or certified organic herbs?

Foreign material found in Nettle Urtica dioica (L.) Image Copyright: ACHS This blog is co-authored by ACHS Founding President Dorene Petersen and Natalya Shepeleva, QA and GMP Coordinator at ACHS Have you heard the joke? Question: “what is worse than finding a worm in your organic apple? Answer: “finding half a worm.” This may be […]

ACHS Becomes a Certified B Corporation®

American College of Healthcare Sciences achieves Certified B Corps status, demonstrating commitment to higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. Portland, OR—September 15, 2016—American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) proudly announces that it has become the first accredited higher education institution specializing in holistic and integrative health and wellness to become a […]

American College of Healthcare Sciences Appoints Tracey Abell as College President

Portland, OR—July 1, 2021—The American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) has announced that Tracey Abell, BS, MS, has been appointed ACHS President. Abell joined the ACHS team in 2002 and was formerly the Chief Operating Officer. During her tenure at ACHS, Abell was promoted to leadership positions across the institution including Dean of Admissions, Dean […]

ACHS Mission: Leadership in Holistic Health Education

ACHS Mission & Vision Mission To lead the advancement of evidence-based, integrative health and wellness education through experiential online learning and sustainable practices. Vision Integrative health and wellness education is accessible to global communities, promoting sustainable and healthy futures for all. Position Statement We are global stewards, fostering the advancement of sustainable communities through innovative, […]

About Us

About Us About American College of Healthcare Sciences We Offer Accredited Online Degree and Certificate Programs in Holistic Health. ACHS programs are among the few accredited programs in integrative health and wellness available in the U.S. We offer programs perfect for anyone at any step of their education and career journey. Earn a Certificate in […]

Lisa Powell 2017 Famous Alumni

Lisa Powell Portland, OR— February 23, 2017 — Lisa Powell, American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) graduate and Board Certified Holistic Nutritionist, has received the DEAC’s 2017 Famous Alumni award. The DEAC Famous Alumni award celebrates the achievements of distance education students who have demonstrated academic excellence and consistent commitment to society and their chosen profession(s). […]

Inga Wieser 2018 Famous Alumni

Inga Wieser FROM: Lauren Torchia, Press Coordinator DATE: May 17, 2018   American College of Healthcare Sciences AAS in CAM Graduate Inga Wieser Awarded 2018 DEAC Famous Alumni Recognition Portland, Ore.— May 17, 2018 — Inga Wieser, American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) graduate and complementary alternative medicine (CAM) practitioner from Leonardtown, MD, has received […]