Continuing Education

SOPHE is dedicated to enhancing the health and education professions by providing exceptional learning experiences through a variety of formats that make continuing education affordable, accessible, and of the highest quality.

SOPHE, including its chapters, is a designated multiple event provider of Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH) by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC). National SOPHE is among the largest providers of continuing education for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES).  SOPHE is also an approved provider of the Certificate in Public Health Renewal Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.

Continuing Education Opportunities through SOPHE:

Questions? Please contact us at

SOPHE's Center for Online Resources & Education (CORE)

SOPHE's new and improved CORE is now available!  Note that all users will need to create a new CORE profile, which is not linked to your account or to a previous CORE login.

Get started earning valuable continuing education credits today!

 Check out SOPHE and NCHEC Videos Promoting Health Education Specialists!

Check out tips from NCHEC on how to market yourself as a CHES/MCHES!

Interested in providing CECH for CHES at your next event? 

SOPHE can assist you!  Contact: for details.

Please note – National SOPHE is the largest provider of continuing education for CHES. SOPHE submits quarterly reports to the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC) containing all National SOPHE sponsored, chapter sponsored, and self-study continuing education events.  The reports are submitted on the 15th of April, July, October, and January.  Therefore, your transcript may not immediately reflect CECH earned through SOPHE. We ask that you maintain your Certificate of Attendance for any SOPHE sponsored event in your files until you see it reported on your transcript (available only through NCHEC's website at If you have questions, please contact the national SOPHE office (202) 408-9804.