B-Corp Certification

B-Corp Certification ACHS is a Certified B Corporation and a registered benefit company in the State of Oregon. Here are just a few highlights that set ACHS apart and demonstrate our commitment to serving our communities and the planet. At ACHS, we: Have a Board of Directors and management staff committed to treating our social/environmental […]

ACHS Earns 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School Designation

Portland, Ore.—February 18, 2021— ACHS announced today that it has earned the 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School designation. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Over 1,200 schools participated in the 2021-2022 survey with 747 earning the designation. “I cannot convey enough what […]

ACHS Announces Articulation Agreement with MUIH

Articulation Agreement with MUIH ACHS Announces Articulation Agreement with MUIH American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS), an accredited integrative health college offering fully online programs in the health and wellness field, today announced a new articulation agreement with Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH). This collaboration unites two major industry leaders in the integrative health […]

ACHS Industry Recognitions

ACHS Industry Recognitions We offer a full range of certificates, diplomas, and Degree Plans! Apply Now Request Information Industry Memberships and Recognition ACHS is continually working to expand and improve educational standards and industry support for our Students and Graduates by maintaining and fostering strong ties to the natural health community. Don’t forget to also […]


Milestones, Achievements, and Awards Apply Now Request Information Milestones and Achievements 2022 Debuted Integrative Cannabis Specialist (ICS®) micro-credential Chosen as a 2022-2023 Military Friendly School, earning Top 10 School designation for online schools with a 3rd place ranking.   2021 Founding President Dorene Petersen was a featured presenter at 2021 IFEAT Conference Tracey Abell appointed ACHS President […]

Music for Stress Relief

Image Copyright: Pexels.com During this difficult time with COVID-19, music can be a welcome distraction and stress-reliever. We asked our staff, faculty, and students what they are listening to in order to feel less stressed, and this is what they said.

Collective Impact: Be The Change You Wish To See

Pictured: ACHS President and Founder Dorene Petersen harvesting Vetiver. Not many businesses have the power to say that with a vision, a typewriter, and organic essential oil test kits, we have globally impacted the way holistic healthcare students “live well, learn well, [and] educate others for a reason.” As we round-up B-Corp Month, American College […]

Student Highlight: Cindy Lane Ross

Cindy Ross Student Highlight

Cindy Lane Ross was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis at age 19, putting an end to her time as a professional tennis player. But, she didn’t let it stop her from reaching new heights with her goals. Today, she is a business owner, a full time student, a bodybuilder,  and has successfully kept her Rheumatoid Arthritis […]

How Do YOU #choosetoB Every Day?

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Community Sustainability at WOHESC

From left: Lindsay Little, CMO Kate Harmon, Professor Susan Marcus, Crystal Duey, and Jessica Goss.

Top Resources for the Holistic Nutrition Researcher

Image Copyright: Pexels.com Holistic health is defined as “an approach to treating a person’s wellbeing by taking into consideration all aspects of life. A long-term course of action includes emotional and spiritual health along with the physical body” [1]. I like to practice holistic health by taking care of myself mentally and physically by meditating, […]

5 Research Tips Every Researcher Should Know

Written by Ashley Ehmig, Director of Library Services & Instruction Searching for research articles used to be a struggle for me. In graduate school, I recall spending several hours and days exploring the library databases with frustratingly little to no luck. I desperately wanted the library databases to give me all the answers with just […]

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