Welcome to the ASPPH CPH Study Guide

Congratulations on your decision to take the CPH exam.
We wish you the best of luck and hope you find this Study Guide to be useful.

The ASPPH CPH study guide provides:

  • Information about the CPH exam;
  • Strategies and tips to assist you in performing your best on the exam;
  • Chapters on each of the five core areas of public health. The majority of the CPH exam is based on the core areas;
  • A chapter reviewing the seven cross cutting competency areas; some content related to the cross-cutting competencies may be included in the exam;
  • Three practice tests, which we suggest you take as a form of self-assessment to identify your areas of strength and weakness;
  • Terminology and definitions for each core area and the cross-cutting competencies.

The study guide is in an online-only, printer-friendly format.

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*The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) represents the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)-accredited schools and programs of public health. For more information about ASPPH, please see www.aspph.org.