Innovation in Healthcare

We are educating the next generation of healthcare professionals to serve the underserved.

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Arkansas Colleges of Health Education

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.


We are educating the next generation of healthcare professionals through doctoral and masters-level programs.


Our research initiatives extend beyond the basic-science laboratory facility. We are improving healthcare through innovative research.


Holistic wellness is one of our core values. We are passionate about providing wellness resources to our campus and community.
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Our Programs

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) is a private, not-for-profit institution located in Fort Smith, Arkansas. We are fulfilling our mission of training competent, compassionate healthcare professionals through our Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy,  Master of Science in Biomedicine and Master of Public Health.


Diversity at ACHE

Creating a campus community where all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members belong and thrive is vital to our holistic efforts of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

News & Events

Culinary Kids Cooking Up a Storm at RIHWC

The RIHWC’s state-of-the-art kitchen will transform into a vibrant arena as kids aged 8-12 compete for the top junior chef title. The Culinary Kid cooking competition kicks off with preliminary rounds August 5-9.

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7000 Chad Colley Blvd.
Fort Smith, AR 72916

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