CPH Fees & Discounts

The regular fee for the exam is $385.

Those testing outside of the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico will pay an additional $100.00 for testing at an international computer-based testing facility.

If you need to reschedule your CPH exam, the first reschedule is free. The second reschedule requires the Reschedule Request form and payment of $125.00. The Reschedule Request form can be found in the CPH Candidate Handbook.

Organizations, schools and programs of public health and sponsoring employers can also sign up to participate in the CPH group discount program. Schools or programs which commit to having the number of candidates equivalent to 20%, or 100% of its average graduating class, all candidates from that institution will receive a reduced exam fee of $315 or $250 respectively.

Members and personnel of the Association of Public Health Nurses, Army Nurse Corps, Army Public Health Center, American Public Health Association, Commissioned Officers Association, Navy Nursing Corps and the ASPPH Fellows receive a discounted price. Other employers should contact the NBPHE about the discounted fee schedule.

If you are attending or graduated from any of the schools or programs below, the fee for the CPH exam will be reduced.

If your school or program participates in the voucher program, please enter a voucher code while registering for the examination. You must contact your school to receive a voucher code before you register for the exam. If you complete the registration process using a credit card to pay your exam fee, you will NOT be allowed to apply a voucher at a later time to receive the discounted fee. If your school or program does not participate in the voucher program, you will need to pay the standard fee for the CPH exam. After you sit for the exam, you will be mailed a refund for the difference of the discount.


OrganizationDiscount RateVoucher
American Public Health Association (and Affiliates) Members$315No
Army Nurse Corps $315No
Army Public Health Center$315No
ASPPH FellowsVariesNo
Association of Public Health Nurses$315No
Brigham Young University MPH Program$250Yes
California State University Northridge MPH Program in Community Health Education $315No
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health $315Yes
Commissioned Officers Association Members $315No
CUNY School of Public Health $315No
Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health$250No
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health $315Yes*
Navy Nursing Corp Personnel $315No
New York University College of Global Public Health $315No
Northeastern University Department of Health Sciences$315No
Oregon Health & Science University/Portland State University School of Public Health$250Yes
St. George's University MPH Program $315No
St. Louis University College for Public Health and Social Justice$250No
Touro University California MPH Program$250No
University of California, Irvine Program in Public Health$250No
University of Florida College of Public Health $315Yes
University of Maryland School of Public Health $315Yes*
University of Miami Department of Public Health Sciences$315No
University of Minnesota School of Public Health$315No
University of North Florida Master of Public Health Program$250No
University of North Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health$250Yes
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Public Health$250Yes
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health $315Yes
University of South Florida College of Public Health$250Yes
University of Texas at El Paso College of Health Sciences $315No
University of Utah, School of Medicine, Division of Public Health$250Yes*

*Vouchers exist for students. Please contact organization administrator for more information.

Please check back frequently to see additional schools and programs participating in the discount program. If you do not see your school, program or organization listed below and want more information on how to get it involved, please email info@nbphe.org.

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