Start Your Journey to Become a Fellow
Become a recognized leader among executives in healthcare management. FACHE is the premier credential that builds mastery around a core body of knowledge needed for effective healthcare management. It prepares you to adapt in uncertainty, anchors you for solid decision-making and helps you earn your place among the best of the best in healthcare leadership.
Propel your healthcare leadership by becoming a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and earning the distinction of board certification.
When you become board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow (FACHE), you’ll have the knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed.
The FACHE Process Begins Here
- Meet the eligibility requirements.
- Submit your advancement application and $250 application fee. Upon approval, you will have two (2) years in which you must take and pass the Board of Governors Exam
- Prepare for your Exam.
- Register for the Exam and pay the $200 Exam fee. Exam eligibility will be valid for the two year duration of the approved fellow application.
If you have questions along the way, check the Credentialing FAQ for guidance.
Path to Fellowship
If you meet all of the following qualifications, you are eligible to apply
Obtaining the FACHE certification was a terrific process of professional growth for me. I enjoyed refreshing and enhancing my knowledge through the webinars, reading, and practice exams. I take pride and responsibility in this important mark of professional distinction. Since earning Fellow status, additional investments in my learning, development and career were easy choices!
I am proud to be an ACHE Fellow and be part of an incredibly talented, dedicated group of healthcare executives. My fellowship has allowed me to connect more with other executives and access educational opportunities. I have had the opportunity to connect with other fellows and members to network and learn from each other.