CPH Fees & Discounts
The regular fee for the exam is $385.
Exams rescheduled more than 10 days prior to the exam date incur no rescheduling fee. Exams rescheduled between 2 and 10 days prior to the exam date incur a $15 rescheduling fee. Exams rescheduled less than 2 days prior to the exam date incur a $150 fee. At the time of cancellation, candidates may select a new date or temporally cancel. There is no testing deadline; CPH eligibility is indefinite. However, once CPH applications are approved, no refunds will be issued.
Graduate-level students and alumni of all CEPH-accredited and CEPH-applicant schools and programs are eligible to take the exam following verification of their degree or degree status. Members of the public health workforce who meet our “work experience” criteria are also eligible to take the CPH exam. For detailed eligibility criteria, see our Eligibility Requirements page.
The NBPHE offers partnership discounts to organizations, schools and programs of public health, and sponsoring employers who commit to promoting the Certification in Public Health.
Employees, members, students or alumni of the groups listed below will automatically reduce a discount by indicating their affiliation within the CPH candidate application. For individuals with multiple affiliations, the lowest discount price will apply.
If your school, program or organization 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.
|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|
|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|
|Cornell - 4H Public Health Essentials Certificate Program (enter student ID as membership identifier)||$250|
|Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health||$315|
|Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health||$250|
|Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica||$315|
|Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health||$315|
|Mississippi Public Health Association||$250|
|Navy Nursing Corp Personnel||$315|
|North Carolina Public Health Association||$250|
|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|
|This Is Public Health Ambassadors||$250|
|Thomas Jefferson University, College of Population Health - MPH Program||$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 New England Graduate Programs in Public Health||$315|
|University of North Dakota Master of Public Health Program||$315|
|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 above and want more information on how to get it involved, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Scantron with scheduling instructions.