CPH Content Outline
The CPH exam is a timed exam, consisting of 200 questions. You have 4 hours to complete the exam. All questions on the exam are multiple choice and single-best answer. Some questions include a series of questions related to a common vignette; and associated pictorials or charts. CPH exams administered through January 2019 are based on the domains below. See full content outline. This outline presents 173 knowledge areas organized into thirteen knowledge domains.
|CPH Domain Areas|
Starting in January 2019, the CPH exam will follow this content outline.
|CPH Domain Areas 2019|
|Evidence-Based Approaches to Public Health (10%)||Communication (10%)||Leadership (10%)||Law and Ethics (10%)||Public Health Biology and Human Risk (10%)|
|Collaboration and Partnership (10%)||Program Planning and Evaluation (10%)||Program Management (10%)||Policy in Public Health (10%)||Health Equity and Social Justice (10%)|
The new content outline was developed following a Job Task Analysis conducted in 2014 and is reflective of the tasks performed by the public health workforce. Study materials for the new CPH exam content outline are being developed by partner organizations. More information will be posted when available.