About CAHME

The ability to provide efficient and effective healthcare requires creative, knowledgeable and mission driven professionals. To ensure the health of our communities and the quality of our healthcare system, society needs to attract the best and brightest talent to lead in our complex and demanding profession.

For more than 50 years, the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) has served the public interest by advancing the quality of healthcare management education globally.  It accomplishes its mission by:

• Setting measurable criteria for excellent healthcare management education
• Supporting, assisting and advising programs which seek to meet or exceed the criteria and continuously improve
• Accrediting graduate programs that meet or exceed the criteria
• Making this information easily available to interested constituencies

CAHME works with more than 100 leading academic programs and numerous healthcare practitioners to ensure that graduates entering the healthcare field have undergone an educational process meeting rigorous, measurable standards for effectiveness. The result is a formal academic education focusing on key competencies, plus practical experiences.  This enables new graduates to quickly add value to an organization and grow into future leaders.

CAHME Values:
• Integrity
• Excellence
• Transparency
• Fairness
• Recognition

CAHME Recognition

Additional Information about CAHME can be found here.

 


 

CAHME’s mission is to serve the public interest by advancing the quality of healthcare management education by:

  • Setting measurable criteria for excellent healthcare management education
  • Supporting, assisting and advising programs which seek to meet or exceed the criteria and continuously improve
  • Accrediting graduate programs that meet or exceed the criteria
  • Making this information easily available to interested constituencies