To be eligible for Student Associate status, you must:
enrolled full-time or part-time in
a four-year program in health services
administration or related administrative
field that leads to a bachelor's
degree, or be enrolled as a graduate
student in such a program.
Be enrolled in a healthcare management
program where the program or college
holds at least a regional accreditation.
- Have your Program Director verify
your enrollment in the program and
your graduation date OR if he or she is not available, you must provide ACHE with an official school document, such as an Enrollment Verification Report or transcript.
online or download
an application (PDF).
Please note: Student associate status
is limited to five years. Student Associate tenure does not count toward the three year tenure requirement to become a Fellow of ACHE (FACHE).
If you are currently a Fellow of ACHE (FACHE), and are changing your status to Student Associate, you will
no longer be able to use your credential.
Your dues will be prorated depending
on the date you join.
If you are currently a Member
or Fellow, you will not be able to
complete the application online. Please download
a PDF version of the application
instead and fax it to (312) 424-9405.
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