Become Board Certified
Maximize your professional potential by earning the premier credential in healthcare management. When you become board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow (FACHE), you'll have the knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed.
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Submit your completed Fellow Application with the $250 application fee by June 30 and ACHE will waive the $200 fee to take the Board of Governors Exam once your application has been approved (the waiver is valid for six months).
You must be an ACHE Member with at least two years of healthcare management experience and must hold a master's or other advanced degree to be eligible to apply for Fellow status.
All follow-up materials (e.g. references) must be submitted by August 31 for the waiver to be valid.
Fellow Advancement Webinars
Register for an upcoming Fellow advancement webinar
Fellow advancement webinars provide a general overview of the advancement to Fellow process, including the Board of Governors Examination and allow participants to ask questions about the advancement process.
Board of Governors Examination
Among the criteria for becoming a Fellow is passing the Board of Governors
Examination in Healthcare Management. Go to the Exam Overview and Exam Outline
bullet points in the Board of Governors
Examination Information area for more information.
"Being board certified in healthcare management signifies your commitment to excellence, professional development and to the ongoing evolution of the profession. Fellows are recognized by their healthcare management colleagues, employers, policymakers and professionals in other healthcare disciplines as competent leaders who strive to make a difference in the health of our communities both here and abroad.”
Michael T. Rowan, FACHE
Catholic Health Initiatives
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