Mission, Vision, & Values

The National Board of Public Health Examiners is dedicated to assuring excellence in public health. Our mission, vision, and values inform all that we do and have guided the development of this Strategic Plan.


The mission of NBPHE is to ensure that public health professionals have mastered and continue to advance their knowledge and skills to meet the changing public health environment.


To be recognized as the standard of public health professionals.


The core values of NBPHE drive the action and focus of our organization. These values inform the decisions of our leadership and are embodied by our membership. NBPHE’s core values are reflected in our mission and vision and are operationalized through our strategic efforts.

NBPHE is committed to eight core values:

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