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Welcome to ACHE!

Changing the direction of healthcare in Arkansas and beyond.

About UsOur Programs

Our Mission

To educate and train a diverse group of highly competent and compassionate healthcare professionals; to create health and research support facilities; and to provide healthy living environments to improve the lives of others.

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Arkansas Colleges Of Health Education Continues Expansion In Fort Smith

Published to 5newsonline.com  on January 15, 2020     FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education is continuing its expansion in Fort Smith. The building that houses the new Physical Occupation Therapy and Physician’s Assistant...

Smith named business strategy officer for ACHE

Published to talkbusiness.net on December 19, 2019 Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) has hired Les Smith to be the institution’s chief business strategy officer. Smith will work directly for Kyle Parker, ACHE CEO, for vision, finance and business...

ARCOM ‘pipeline’ programs help connect young students to healthcare field

Student physicians and faculty members from the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education have actively worked this year to build an educational outreach program for kindergarteners through college students, or K-16.

FCRA gives 68 acres to Arkansas Colleges of Health Education for use as trails

The Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Board agreed to give 68 acres at Chaffee Crossing to the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education for trails to aid in the wellbeing of students and the community.

Healthcare, insurance execs discuss ‘constant change’ in the industry

Three Arkansas healthcare and insurance leaders had a roundtable discussion on the ever-changing healthcare industry at Fayetteville radio station KUAF 91.3 FM. Participants in the conversation included Brian Kim, president of the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education in Fort Smith.

State college gets hospital partner in South Korea

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education has signed a memorandum of understanding with Jaseng Hospital of Korean Medicine in Seoul, South Korea.

ACHE, ARCOM Partner With Hospital in South Korea

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education this week announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Jaseng Hospital of Korean Medicine in Seoul, Korea.

ARCOM, Jaseng Hospital in Korea team up for international learning opportunities

The Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine is going global. It announced Tuesday a partnership with Jaseng Hospital of Korean Medicine.

Life Sciences: A Data-Driven Diagnosis For Success

Published  to businessfacilities.com on November 5, 2019.Written by the BF StaffCHAFFEE CROSSING: MEDICAL RESEARCH HUBChaffee Crossing is a 7,000-acre mixed-use, Smart Growth community in western Arkansas that has attracted more than $1.651 billion in...

Arkansas student loan defaults decline for 6th straight year, debt climbs to $11.5 billion

Among state colleges and universities with more than $3 million in student loan volume, the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education in Fort Smith saw the largest share increase of federal funds at a whopping 88.5% in the 2018-2019 academic year. The nonprofit group, which includes the flagship Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine, saw loan volume nearly double from $9.8 million in the 2017-2018 academic year to more than $16.7 million in loan proceeds this year. The growth in loan volume reflects the addition of a new class in the college that opened in August 2017.

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Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Nondiscrimination Compliance Statement and Plan

ACHE is committed to equal opportunity for all students, staff, and faculty and to nondiscrimination in the recruitment, admission, and retention of students and the recruitment, hiring, promotion, and retention of faculty and  staff.  Its  employment and educational policies comply with the requirements applicable to equal opportunity/affirmative action laws, directives, executive orders, and regulations to the effect that no person at ACHE shall, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran’s status be subjected to discrimination.

All members of the ACHE community bear responsibility for compliance with the equal  opportunity,  affirmative  action,  and  nondiscrimination  policies  disseminated   through   the current ACHE publications, including, but not limited to,  the  ACHE  Employee  Handbook, ARCOM  Student  Handbook  &  Academic  Catalog,  ACHE  Faculty  Handbook,  ACHE Student Handbook, MSB Student Handbook & Academic Catalog, ARCOM Clinical Manual. Compliance is monitored and reported annually through the college Vice Presidents and the Office of Human  Resources.