CHES and MCHES Certification

  • Certified Health Education Specialist
  • 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.

The CHES exam consists of 150 multiple-choice questions and is administered in paper-and-pencil format. The exam is offered in April and October at 120 test sites nationwide.

Master Certified Health Education Specialist

The Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) exam will be based on the scientific approach to measure the existing health education advanced-level roles and responsibilities related to the Seven Areas of Responsibilities.

For more information contact the National Commission For Health Education Credentialing.