Credentialing Excellence in Health Education

CHES Study Groups

Disclaimer: NCHEC does not endorse specific review courses. This information is provided solely for your convenience. If you do not see a study review course listed for your area, you may want to contact the nearest college/university offering the CHES® exam to inquire about a session. NCHEC depends on outside sources to inform us of study review courses. If you are aware of a study review course that is not listed here, please e-mail so that we can add the information to our list.

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Online study courses listed at the bottom.

University of Alabama

Contact Person: Dr. David Birch
Phone: 205-348-4751

Special Note: Offers a 3-credit hour distance education course on how to prepare for the CHES® exam.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Department of Health Sciences

Contact Person: Janea Snyder, MEd, CHES®
Phone: 501-683-7317

CHES® Preparation Course: Health Sciences Seminar is currently being offered during fall and spring semesters via online, with tentative optional face to face sessions. This course provides a detailed review of the analysis and application of the 7 Areas of Responsibilities and Competencies. Focus is on helping individuals increase their knowledge of the concepts and successfully pass the CHES® examination.

University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL, Students for Health Education & Promotion (SHEP)

Contact Person: Dr. Patricia Barrington
Phone: (850) 474-2194


Emory University

Contact Person: Laura Lloyd

Review Session is held for the April Exam only, please contact for dates and times.















Northern Michigan University

Contact Person: Yuba Gautam


Yuba Gautam
Assistant Professor | Health and Human Performance
Northern Michigan University

Phone: 906-227-1353


Jackson State University

Contact Person: Dr. M. Shahbazi
Phone: 601.368.2043

New Jersey
The Green Group for Health Education Resources

Contact Person: Evelyn Fierson, MS, MCHES
Phone: 267.324.1120

Friday October 5, 2018 to Monday, October 8, 2018 at St. Joseph's University

New York

The Green Group for Health Education Resources

Contact Person: Evelyn Green
Phone: 215.424.3417


The Green Group for Health Education Resources | St. Joseph's University - Philadelphia, PA

Contact Person: Evelyn Green
Phone: 215.424.3417

South Carolina
CHES® and MCHES® Study Session

American Cancer Society
200 Center Point Circle, Ste 100
Columbia, SC 29210
Directions: (803-678-4163, ext. 24163)
If not already, please RSVP to

Friday, September, 28 2018 (10am-3pm) Please feel free to bring a brown bag lunch or visit a nearby restaurant. Refreshments will be available. Please bring a copy of the 7th Edition Study Guide that can be purchased from for $60 for the paper copy or $55 for the eBook.

Lillie M Hall, MHS, MPH, MCHES®

For Additional Information, Please contact: Lillie M. Hall -email:

Sponsored by: SCDHEC Bureau of CH & CDP/Health Education and the South Carolina Public Health Association (SCPHA) Health Education Section


Middle Tennessee State University

Contact Person: Andrew Owusu
Phone: 615.898.2811

Special Note: This one-hour review class is offered for the Spring exam only.

Utah County Health Department

Contact Person: Maralie Godemann, CHES®
Phone: 801-851-7014

Contact Person: Eric Edwards, MPA, MCHES®
Phone: 801-851-7097














West Virginia
West Virginia University

Contact Person: Ruth Kershner, EdD, RN, CHES®
Phone: 800.2Learn2 (800.253.2762)

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CHES®  Online Study Course


This comprehensive study session webinar is designed as a refresher of the key principles, concepts & techniques in health education to prepare you for the upcoming Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES®) exam administered by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. Individuals will learn best practices for studying and taking the CHES® exam.

CHES® and MCHES® Virtual Study Groups


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