Membership Types & Fees

If you want to join a community with an independent voice for advancing health promotion policy, research, and practice—SOPHE is the organization for you.

Member TypeDescriptionAnnual Fee
Practicing (New)First-time member; health education professional with more than one year of experience$150
Practicing (Renewing or Returning)Health education professional who has previously been a member of SOPHE

Save $45 with a three-year membership $615 $570
Student*Full-time student in good standing with at least 6 months or more until graduation$85
Transitional**Health educational professional who has graduated within the last 12 months$135
EmeritusRetired professional$135
Emeritus Lifetime***Renewal option available to current emeritus members only$1,250 (one-time fee)

*Students must be currently enrolled full-time with at least six months until graduation. Please submit unofficial transcripts, enrollment verification or a letter from a faculty or school representative certifying status.
**Transitional members must submit a copy of unofficial transcripts or enrollment verification certificate certifying graduation within the last 12 months. (Maximum of one year of membership is allowed in this category)
***Must be a current emeritus member to qualify for the emeritus lifetime memberships option.  Payment plans are available. Please contact us at or call (202) 408-9804 for more information.

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