Certified Health Education Specialist
Applications for this test are available through National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, In. (NCHEC). Please visit their website.
Health Educators are specialist in educating the public about health. They are professionals who design, conduct, and evaluate activities to help improve the health of people. These activities can take place in a variety of settings, including schools, communities, health care facilities, businesses, academic settings, and government agencies.
Certified Health Educational Specialists (CHES) are those who have met the standards of competence established by the national Commission for Health education Credentialing, Inc. The “CHES” designation after a health educator’s name is one indication of professional competency and a commitment to continued professional development. (NCHEC, brochure)
To learn more about the eligibility requirements to take this exam see http://www.nchec.org.
The test is given at Georgia Southern on the following dates:
Saturday, October 17, 2016, registration deadline varies (see eligibility link for deadlines)
Saturday, April 23, 2017, registration deadline varies (see eligibility link for deadlines)
For additional information, please contact:
Georgia Southern University
PO Box 8132
Statesboro, GA 30460-8132
Cone Hall Room 2031
Last updated: 2/21/2017