ACHS: One of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon

Portland, OR—February 9, 2017Portland, Oregon’s thriving health and wellness community has a new source of pride—the American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS), one of the area’s leading integrative medicine colleges, has been named to the 2017 100 Best Companies to Work For list by Oregon Business magazine. ACHS offers online, on-campus, and study abroad health education, and is a Certified B Corporation®. In 2016, ACHS ranked #6 on the list of the 100 Best Green Companies to Work For in Oregon. Learn more:

Oregon Business magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For rankings are determined by the confidential input of employees who answered 20 questions about workplace satisfaction such as benefits, management, trust, work environment, and career development. More than 10,000 Oregon employees completed the 2017 survey.

“We are so proud that ACHS is a great place to work,” says Erika Yigzaw, ACHS Chief Strategy Officer. “We’re honored to accept this recognition based on feedback from the ACHS team. We are in the business of bringing health and wellness education to the global community, and are committed to aligning those values with our work culture. Having employee-focused policies can make for a happy workplace and improve the bottom line.”

ACHS’s final ranking will be announced at the 100 Best Companies to Work For celebration on March 2, 2017 at the Oregon Convention Center. To register and purchase tickets, go to:

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About ACHS

Founded in 1978, is an accredited College offering online, on-campus, and study abroad integrative health education. With undergraduate and graduate degrees, diplomas, certificates, and CEUs in integrative medicine, ACHS makes holistic health and wellness education accessible to a diverse community of learners, including healthcare professionals, military students, stay-at-home parents, and lifelong learners. Specializations include aromatherapy, herbal medicine, holistic nutrition, and wellness. A Certified B Corporation and 2016 Top Green Workplace, ACHS is also accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Visit

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