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, one-on-one access to your instructor 6 days per week; your instructor has been carefully selected on merits such as technical expertise, clinical experience, educational background, training, and the quality of attention he or she 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 professional experience in each course
  • All instruction and evaluation, including weekly interaction with professors through the online classroom, live lessons and/or chats, email, and the “Virtual Office”
  • Dynamic, content-rich online lectures updated regularly to include the latest evidence-based research and industry updates
  • Full student services and support, including email and telephone support
  • Unlimited toll-free phone access to information and answers to 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.

2018-2019 Undergraduate Tuition Rate: $325 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 2018-2019 estimated minimum total annual expense for tuition in an undergraduate degree program at ACHS is $7,800 based on the tuition rate of $325 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.

2018-2019 Graduate Tuition Rate: $505 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 2018-2019 estimated minimum total annual expense for tuition in a graduate degree program at ACHS (Masters degree) is $9,090 based on the tuition rate of $505 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.

Corporate Training & Group Discounts*

Consumers prefer to shop at stores and support companies with knowledgeable staff. All ACHS programs are suitable for corporate training, and ACHS can customize training packages for corporate training needs. Corporations and other organizations may qualify for group training rates. Group training rates are only available to verified employees of participating corporate partners and members of participating membership organizations. Contact an admissions advisor for details at admissions@achs.edu or 800.487.8839. The following groups currently qualify for a group tuition rate:

  • Members of the Alliance of International Aromatherapists - 5% tuition discount
  • Members of American Herbalists Guild - 10% tuition discount
  • Members of Natural Products Association - 10% tuition discount
  • Employees of Frontier Natural Products - Group tuition rate; contact Admissions at admissions@achs.edu

*This information is subject to change. Please contact Admissions at admissions@achs.edu or call 800-487-8839 for the latest information.

 

Last revised 9/16/18