CPH Exam

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What is the CPH Exam?

  • From CPH Website: “The Certified in Public Health is the mark of a public health professional. Demonstrate your knowledge of key public health sciences and join the ranks of public health leaders by sitting for and successfully passing the CPH exam. Distinguish yourself from your peers by showing employers that you can meet and maintain a national standard in public health through continuing education focused on emerging and established public health issues.”
  • “The exam consists of 200 questions and you have 4 hours to complete it. All questions on the exam are multiple choice and single-best answer.”

DPHS Offer for CPH Exam

  • MD/MPH students will take the CPH Exam as part of their program.

How to Prepare for the CPH Exam

  • Use the ASPPH study guide (value of $49, but free for UM graduate public health students).
  • Free webinars to prepare for CPH Exam
  • Study resources with sample questions, practice exam and study guides

Contact Information

For additional information, contact:

  • MPH and MSPH students and alumni
  • MD/MPH students