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As a member, you’ll join more than 40,000 healthcare leaders from across
the country and around the world who are dedicated to improving healthcare delivery.
Choose the Membership Status that Best Suits You
Click on the links below to determine your eligibility or apply
for membership. Note: Dues are prorated based
on the month you join.
you have a minimum of a bachelor's
degree and a commitment to the profession
of healthcare management, then you
are invited to join ACHE as a member.
There is no better resource to have
at your fingertips than the premier
organization for healthcare executives.
Annual dues are $150 per year for the first two years, $250 in years three
through five and $325 after five years.
If you prefer, you may be eligible for the following membership
levels. Keep in mind that Faculty Associates, International
Associates, and Student Associates are ineligible for Fellow status.
you maintain a full-time position
with an appointment in a graduate
or undergraduate program in health
services administration, you
may be eligible for a discount
on your dues. You will have access
to cutting-edge knowledge—knowledge
that you can share with your
students and colleagues—via
ACHE's highly respected publications,
ground-breaking research, and
online resources. Annual dues
- International Associate—If
you live outside the U.S. and are not a member of the U.S.
military, you may be eligible for a discount on your dues.
Keep abreast of the latest trends in the healthcare field
and acquire the tools you need to succeed. Annual dues are
you are enrolled in a health services
administration or related administrative
program, you may be eligible for
a discount on your dues. Find answers
to your most pressing career questions—and
gain a competitive edge—through
ACHE's countless resources. Annual
dues are $75.
If you are a current Member or Fellow of ACHE and are retired, you may be eligible for one of the following membership levels:
- Retired Status—Retired status is available to current Members and Fellows who are retired.* Retired status allows for continuation of all rights and privileges of ACHE membership (except serving as an elected official) at a reduced rate of $75 annually. Apply online or download an application.
- Life Status—Life status is available to current Fellows who are retired* and who have 25 years of combined membership at the Member, Fellow and/or Retired level. With Life Status, you can add LFACHE after your name to reflect your long time support of ACHE. You are entitled to all rights and privileges of ACHE membership (except serving as an elected official). As a token of our appreciation for your longtime membership, you will receive a complimentary subscription to Healthcare Executive magazine. If you prefer not to receive other mailings, such as the journal of your choice and other publications, you can continue your membership at no charge. However, you can receive ACHE mailings for a $75 annual fee. Apply online or download an application.
*If you are semi-retired, you must be working less than three days per week.
Are you still unsure? Contact ACHE’s Customer Service Center at (312) 424-9400 or