Become a Fellow

Earn your FACHCA status today and join over 400 active Fellows across the nation!

A 2012 salary survey conducted by ADVANCE Magazine (January/February 2012 issue) and ACHCA showed that a Fellow makes an average $23,808 more per year than their administrator peers without the ACHCA Fellow status.

Why become an ACHCA Fellow?

Obtaining and maintaining the FACHCA credential sets you apart from your peers!

It is a designation for serving in ACHCA leadership positions such as a mentor in the mentoring program or an officer of the Board of Directors.

Our nationally recognized Fellow status indicates your professional achievement and continuous adherence to the ethical and professional standards of ACHCA.  It’s a step in your career that confirms your dedication to the post-acute and aging services community.

Advancement to Fellow requires:

  • A record of active participation in fulfilling the professional and educational requirements of ACHCA;
  • Suitable formal education;
  • Professional, civic and community activities; and
  • At least two years of continuous voting membership in ACHCA


Please contact the national office, at (202) 536-5120 or email professionaladvancement@achca.org if you have any questions about advancement to ACHCA Fellow.