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Public Health: CPH Exam Information

Recommended resources for HPD Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) Program students and faculty


Study Resources


The exam content is based on the core Masters of Public Health (MPH) competencies developed by the ASPH Education Committee, available at

See the official NBPHE sample exam questions and exam software tutorial below to prepare for the exam process and question types.


Sample Exam Questions and Exam Software Tutorial

Eighteen questions, closely modeled after the CPH exam, are available for your review.

Sample Questions

[Tutorial Module] [PDF version]

NBPHE advises, if at all possible, to download the software tutorial module rather than simply viewing the PDF of the sample questions. The tutorial allows candidates to become familiar with the functionality of the test software used for the CPH exam. This tutorial is almost identical to the first 15 minute module that precedes the exam at the testing center on exam day. Becoming familiar with this tutorial may save you time and increase your comfort level on exam day.

NOTE about Tutorial Module: This software is not compatible with Apple or Windows Vista operating platforms.