Title IV Student Aid Programs Approved

American College of Healthcare Sciences Approved to Participate in Title IV Federal Student Aid Programs

Portland, OR—October 9, 2012—American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) announced that it has been approved by the US Department of Education to offer Title IV federal financial aid to qualified students in ACHS’s online Associate of Applied Science in Complementary Alternative Medicine degree program. This includes Pell Grants, the American Opportunity Credit, the Lifetime Learning Credit and eligibility for student loan deferment, which are all available to qualifying enrolled students.

“Being able to offer Title IV federal financial aid to our students is an important achievement for ACHS. The availability of the additional grant will enable students who were not able to otherwise enroll at ACHS to apply for admission and build the skills they need to begin or advance their careers in holistic health by studying complementary alternative medicine (CAM),” stated Dorene Petersen, President and CEO of ACHS.

ACHS’s fully online, accredited Associate of Applied Science in Complementary Alternative Medicine degree program provides a comprehensive holistic health certification including training in holistic nutrition, aromatherapy, herbal medicine and other holistic health modalities.

About ACHS

American College of Healthcare Sciences is an accredited member of the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC), and is one of the only accredited holistic health colleges offering fully online graduate and undergraduate degrees, diplomas, career-training certificates, and continuing education courses in alternative medicine fields such as herbal medicine, aromatherapy, holistic nutrition, and wellness coaching. Founded in 1978, ACHS is committed to exceptional online education and is recognized as an industry leader in innovative and affordable holistic health education. ACHS has helped many students and graduates worldwide change their lives and advance their skills in holistic health fields, such as: Certified Wellness Coach, Certified Holistic Nutrition Consultant, Certified Aromatherapist, Master Herbalist, Holistic Health Practitioner. For more information about accredited ACHS programs, visit www.achs.edu, call (800) 487-8839, or visit us on campus at 5940 SW Hood Ave., Portland OR 97239.