About ACHE

​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.

 Who We Are

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) is a private, not-for-profit
institution located on 500+ acres in Fort Smith, Arkansas. ACHE is fulfilling
its mission of educating future healthcare professionals through its programs:
Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (ARCOM), Master of Science in
Biomedicine (MSB), Master of Public Health (MPH), School of Physical
Therapy (ACHE PT), and the School of Occupational Therapy (ACHE OT).
Off-campus, ACHE is committed to making a difference in the community.
The ACHE Research Institute Health & Wellness Center (RI) just celebrated
the opening of the first floor in the 317,000 square foot facility. The facility
will be used for biomedical research and targeted health and wellness initiatives.


ACHE is a private institution dedicated solely to healthcare and wellness.