ACHS Membership in the American Herbalists Guild

American College of Healthcare Sciences Membership in the American Herbalists Guild

CONTACT: Lauren Shapiro                              

TELEPHONE: (503) 244-0726


Portland, OR— January 20, 2014—Announcing American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) Institutional Membership in the American Herbalists Guild (AHG)! 

“We are delighted to be welcomed as an institutional member in AHG. ACHS students and graduates will be able to take advantage of the opportunity of ongoing networking with other professional herbalists around the nation, and ACHS can now access exclusive educational materials that will augment our students’ learning,” says Dorene Petersen, Founder and President of the American College of Healthcare Sciences.

The American Herbalists Guild was founded in 1989 as a non-profit, educational organization to represent the goals and voices of herbalists specializing in the medicinal use of plants. The organization’s primary goal is to promote a high level of professionalism and education in the study and practice of therapeutic herbalism.

ACHS has delivered quality distance education and personal attention to students since 1978. Today, ACHS offers convenient online degree programs with both undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Herbal Medicine, Aromatherapy, Holistic Nutrition, and Health and Wellness.

ACHS also offers a wide variety of professional career programs that have helped many students and graduates worldwide to change their lives and advance their skills in holistic health fields, such as: Master Herbalist, Holistic Nutrition Consultant, Master Aromatherapist, Wellness Coach and Holistic Health Practitioner. Students in ACHS’s Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) accredited online programs receive the same quality education and level of support expected from a prestigious private college. By pursuing an education in holistic health at American College of Healthcare Sciences, graduates are prepared to successfully enter the rapidly growing field of complementary alternative medicine. ACHS’s professional programs provide the administrative, scientific, and ethical training required to become a successful holistic health professional.

To request an interview with Dorene Petersen or for additional information about ACHS programs, please call (800) 487-8839 or email For more information, prospective students may contact ACHS Admissions at (800) 487-8839 or visit

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 holistic integrative 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 online holistic health education. For more information about accredited ACHS programs and study abroad opportunities, visit, call (800) 487-8839, or visit us on campus at 5940 SW Hood Ave., Portland, OR 97239.