Information on Certification

CHES® and MCHES® Resources

For current or prospective CHES® and MCHES®, please review the following resources to learn more about currently available programs:


2017 CHES®/MCHES® Video Release

Filmed at the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) annual conference in March of 2017, the video features CHES® and MCHES® practitioners from a variety of work settings. Video participants offer advice and guidance on the value and process of NCHEC certification for individuals entering careers in the field of health education and promotion, as well as advanced-level practitioners seeking higher level skills validation. 

How to Maintain Your CHES® and MCHES®

How to Maintain Your CHES® Certification

For CHES® and MCHES® who have recently certified, this webinar guides the certificant through all maintenance processes after the initial examination, including the continuing education requirement and recertification, as well as offering other professional resources for the Health Education Specialist.

Watch How to Maintain Your CHES® or MCHES® Certification: through Michigan Public Health Training Center. 

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Presentation Kit

CHES® & MCHES® Certification: The Gold Standard

This presentation explores all aspects of CHES® and MCHES® certification, including career benefits, how-tos, testimonials, and information to present to employers or communities regarding the value of the Health Education Specialist certification. This kit includes a script to assist in delivering the NCHEC message.

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For the latest news and information about NCHEC, CHES®, or MCHES®, visit our news page.

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NCHEC has produced three color brochures for distribution to students, professors, employers, and industry professionals. You can access an online version of each brochure, or request up to 50 for your classroom or place of employment. Email with your mailing address and title for a print brochure request.

Become a Certified Health Education Specialist 

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Become a Master Certified Health Education Specialist  

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Ways to Market Your CHES®/MCHES®  

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Why Employ a CHES® or MCHES® Health Education Specialist?  

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Learn more about why employers build their teams around CHES® and MCHES® certified professionals.

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Ready to learn more? Request our presentation kit that illustrates the benefits of NCHEC certification or join our mailing list for the latest NCHEC news.