Join ACHE

To be eligible for Member status, you must have:
  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • An interest in or commitment to the profession of healthcare management

Apply Online or Download an Application (PDF)


Note: You will need to submit credit card information


ACHE dues structure:

  • $150 annual dues for first two years of membership, or prorated the first year, based on the month you join
  • $250 annual dues for your third, fourth, and fifth year of membership
  • $325 annual dues for your sixth year of membership
  • $325 annual dues for Fellow status (learn more about becoming an ACHE Fellow)

Note: Your first year's dues will be prorated depending on the month you join.


As an ACHE Member, you can benefit from ACHE's unique array of programs and activities, unmatched by any other association, including:

  • Earn the distinction of board certification by earning your FACHE credential
  • Receive complimentary subscriptions to ACHE's top-notch publications, including Healthcare Executive magazine AND your choice of either the Journal of Healthcare Management or Frontiers of Health Services Management (also accessible online)
  • Meet other ACHE members through the online Member Directory
  • Participate in ACHE activities through local chapters. You are automatically a chapter member when you join ACHE
  • Exclusive career resources such as ACHE's online Job Bank and resume-posting service
  • Earn rewards through ACHE's Leader-to-Leader program for encouraging new Members to join or existing Members to earn the FACHE credential.
  • Reduced fees for ACHE's continuing education programs
  • Cutting-edge research studies
  • A comprehensive Web site that includes member-only services and online education

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