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About NBPHE

The National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) was established in September 2005 as an independent organization, the purpose of which is to ensure that public health professionals have mastered the foundational knowledge and skills relevant to contemporary public health. This purpose will be accomplished by administering a voluntary certification exam and maintenance of certification program.

Visit the CEPH website for list of accredited schools & programs.


NBPHE member organizations
  • American Public Health Association
  • Association of Prevention Teaching and Research
  • Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health
  • Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
  • National Association of County and City Health Officials

Donors and Financial Contributors
  • American Legacy Foundation
  • Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health
  • Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

NBPHE is a proud member of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) since 2014. We strive to adhere to their highest level of standards.

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