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.

OrganizationDiscount Rate
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium$315
American Public Health Association (and Affiliates) Members$315
Arizona Public Health Association$315
Army Nurse Corps $315
Army Public Health Center$315
ASPPH FellowsVaries
Association of Public Health Nurses$250
Brigham Young University MPH Program$250
California State University Northridge MPH Program in Community Health Education $315
Claremont Graduate University Master of Public Health Program $315
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health $315
Commissioned Officers Association Members $315
Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health$250
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health $315
Mississippi Public Health Association$250
Navy Nursing Corp Personnel $315
Northeastern University Department of Health Sciences$315
Oregon Health & Science University/Portland State University School of Public Health$250
St. George's University MPH Program $315
St. Louis University College for Public Health and Social Justice$250
San Antonio Metropolitan Health District $315
Touro University California MPH Program$250
University of California, Irvine Program in Public Health$250
University of Florida College of Public Health $315
University of Miami Department of Public Health Sciences$250
University of Minnesota School of Public Health$315
University of North Dakota Master of Public Health Program$315
University of New England Graduate Programs in Public Health$315
University of North Florida Master of Public Health Program$250
University of North Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health$250
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Public Health$250
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health $315
University of South Florida College of Public Health$250
University of Texas at El Paso College of Health Sciences $315
University of Utah, School of Medicine, Division of Public Health$250
Washington University in St. Louis – Brown School Public Health Programs$250

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.

Retake fees

After you have taken your exam (or if you were absent on your scheduled exam date) you may reapply online via CPH Central. The retake fee is $150. Once paid, you will receive an email from PSI with scheduling instructions.

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