Department of Population Health Health


There are three major credentialing agencies in the field of public health and health education:

1. National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC)

  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)
  • Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) 

2. National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE

  • Certified in Public Health (CPH)

3. American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)

  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
  • Board Certified - Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM)

4. National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC)

  • Certified Communicator in Public Health (CCPH)



Last Updated: 1/23/23