CHES Study Groups

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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: Beth Chaney, Ph.D, MCHES®


Special note: Offers a 3-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, Ph.D., CHES®
Phone: 501-916-6273

CHES® Preparation Course: Health Sciences Seminar is offered online during the fall and spring semesters, with tentative optional face-to-face sessions. This course provides a detailed review of the analysis and application of the 8 Areas of Responsibilities and Competencies. The 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, MCHES®
Phone: (850) 474-2194

Georgia Southern University

CHES Study Sessions Information

Contact: Dr. Jacquelyn Mesenbrink


I Am Health Education

Contact: Nakia Bolden, CHES® or

Location: Indiana (virtual)


University of Missouri, School of Health Professions

Contact Person: Jenna Wintemberg, PhD, MPH, CHES®

HS4900/PH4900/PH7900 CHES Preparation Course: This one-credit hour, online course is currently offered for the first eight weeks of every fall and spring semester. The course provides a detailed review of the Areas of Responsibility and Competencies. The focus is on helping students increase their knowledge of the concepts and successfully pass the CHES® examination.

New Jersey
The Green Group for Health Education Resources

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



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
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

CHES®  Online Study Course


This comprehensive study session webinar is designed as a refresher of the key principles, concepts, and 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.

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