What do health educators do?
In 2016, there were about 57,570 health educators nationally. The field is expected to grow by 21% from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations.
Where do health educators work?
What is CHES?
stands for Certified Health Education Specialist. CHES is a voluntary
professional certification program that establishes a national standard
for health educators.
There are eight Areas of Responsibility that present the skills and expertise needed for a position in the field of health education and promotion. These serve as the basis for the CHES and MCHES exams.