Why CAHME is important to Students.

The Field of Healthcare Management

Healthcare management is a broad field serving one of the largest and most essential industry segments in the United States and internationally. Management is needed in the multiple aspects of the industry which include: hospitals, nursing homes, physician’s offices, pharmaceutical, device manufacturers, consulting, government, public policy, and many more. The field of healthcare management is currently in an era of great growth and expansion. Talented and dedicated healthcare managers play an important role in influencing the delivery of healthcare services in the United States and Internationally for all angles. Healthcare administrators are dedicated to giving back and are focused on ensuring that every patient, provider and caregiver have a positive experience with the healthcare system.  

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Which Master's Degree is Best? ( According to ACHE )
American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
ACHE is an international professional society of more than 40,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE offers its prestigious FACHE® credential, signifying board certification in healthcare management. ACHE's established network of 79 chapters provides access to networking, education and career development at the local level. ACHE has prepared a policy statement regarding the appropriate preparation for Healthcare Executive Management Positions For All New Entrants in the Field.

Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA)
AUPHA is a global network of colleges, universities, faculty, individuals and organizations dedicated to the improvement of healthcare delivery through excellence in healthcare management and policy education. Its mission is to foster excellence and drive innovation in health management and policy education, and promote the value of university-based management education for leadership roles in the health sector. AUPHA also serves as a resource center for prospective students in health administration. 

Healthcare Administration, Management & Policy Centralized Application Service (HAMPCAS)
HAMPCAS is the first national centralized application service dedicated to the applicants of graduate programs in health administration, healthcare management, and health policy. 

Degree Mills and Accreditation Mills
The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), the organization that recognizes CAHME, has several new resources about degree mills and accreditation mills