About American College of Healthcare Sciences

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Mission Statement

Leadership in Holistic Health Education

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. Through our mission, ACHS fosters competence, professionalism, and cooperation in holistic healthcare and works to preserve and share knowledge in natural medicine. We will achieve our objectives through a set of values that respect our students, customers, employees, suppliers and community, and to operate with integrity that is deserving of their trust. Learn more.

About Our History

Founded in New Zealand in 1978, ACHS opened its doors in the United States in 1989. Today, ACHS remains one of the few accredited colleges specializing in online holistic health education, offering undergraduate and graduate certificate, diploma, and degree programs and professional continuing education. 

Our flexible, online programs, highly qualified faculty, diverse student body, and commitment to exceptional online education make ACHS the perfect choice for you.  Your ACHS education is accredited by the DEAC (www.deac.org) and recognized throughout the holistic health community. Learn more about our history.

ACHS Campus 2017

Green Campus

Commitment to Green Practices

As a Certified B Corporation® and part of our ongoing mission to make the world a better place, the American College of Healthcare Sciences and Apothecary Shoppe College Store continually strives to reduce its environmental footprint, follow a holistic philosophy that is core to our mission, and maintain a commitment to green practices. As a virtual campus, ACHS is inherently environmentally friendly. Our “campus” saves in facility overhead, transportation, water and energy use, and waste production, to name just a few benefits. Learn more about our commitment to sustainability.

ACHS Accreditation & Recognition

Sustainability & Community Involvement at ACHS

Our Leadership

ACHS Faculty, Executive & Administrative Staff, and Committees