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Certified Health Education Specialist

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National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.
Certified Health Education Specialist
1541 Alta Drive, Suite 303, Whitehall
PA 18052-5642


The Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam is a competency-based test that measures the possession, application and interpretation of knowledge related to the Seven Areas of Responsibilities: a comprehensive set of Competencies and Sub-competencies defining the role of an entry-level health educator.

Certified Health Education Specialist Website


Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 5 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No

This certification is accredited by NCCA.
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This certification is third-party industry-endorsed.
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This certification is related to military occupational specialties.
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This certification is related to Career and Technical Education Career Clusters.
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