Credentialing Excellence in Health Education

NCHEC is dedicated to maintaining the highest level of competence in the health education workforce.

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Certified Health Education Specialist

The CHES (pronounced chez) designation signifies that an individual who has met required academic preparation qualifications, has successfully passed a competency-based examination and who satisfies the continuing education requirement to maintain the national credential.

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Master Certified Health Education Specialist

The MCHES (pronounced m-chez) designation signifies that an individual who has met academic eligibility with courses in health education and has met experience requirements in the health education field,  has successfully passed a comprehensive written examination and maintains an ongoing commitment to advanced-level continuing education and professional development.

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