Center for Online Resources & Education

Gain your professional edge at the CORE*

All users need a CORE profile. Create your profile to start earning valuable continuing education credits today! Based on your membership, CORE purchase fees will be applied.

The Center for Online Resources & Education (CORE) is a dedicated source for continuing education and skills in demand by today’s employers in public health education and promotion. The CORE provides CHES/MCHES credits to those who are members and non-members of SOPHE.

This integrated learning management system provides access to the latest content to help advance your professional development and career.

CORE is the source for education on relevant topics

  • Advocacy
  • Alcohol and Drug Use
  • Anti-racism
  • Career and Leadership Development
  • Child, Adolescent, and School Health
  • Chronic Disease
  • Community-based Coalitions
  • Communications, Social Media and Technology
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Ethics
  • Evaluation
  • Global Health
  • Health Behavior and Research
  • Health Equity
  • Health Literacy
  • Health Promotion Practice
  • HIV and Infectious Disease
  • Injury
  • LGBTQ+
  • Maternal and Infant Health
  • Mental Health
  • Nutrition, Obesity, and Physical Activity
  • Policy, Systems, and Environment
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Tobacco
  • Worksite Wellness

Resources on CORE:

  • Webinars
  • Annual conference recordings
  • Journal self-studies
  • Tools and resources
  • and more!

Questions? Please contact

Continuing Education Contact Hours

The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc (NCHEC) designates SOPHE as a provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH). As such, SOPHE is subject to the application and adherence to policies regarding CECH.

Individuals can earn continuing education contact hours (CECH) by participating in experiences that aid in the development or enhancement of the knowledge and skills directly related to the Areas of Responsibility and their professional occupation.

SOPHE reports CEU on a quarterly basis: January, April, July, and October? Questions, email

Credits offered from the purchase of Webinars and Journal Self-Studies through CORE:

Webinars: 1.0 Entry- /Advanced-Level

Journal Self-Studies: 2.0 Entry- /Advanced-Level

For more information on the types of CECH offered through SOPHE as a designated provider, please visit:

To view the Health Education Specialist Practice Analysis (HESPA) 2015 Competencies and Sub-competencies, please see:

SOPHE is also an approved provider of the Certificate in Public Health Renewal Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.