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Georgia Registered Environmental Health Professionals

The Georgia Board of Registered Environmental Health Professionals (GBREHP) offers opportunities for internationally recognized registration, continuing education, responsible leadership, and job growth. Professional credentials are one way of telling your clientele 
that your training and experience enable you to answer their 
questions and improve their safety.


Contact us to join the team!

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The Georgia Board of Registered Environmental Health Professionals
397 Eastman Highway - Hawkinsville, GA 31036 -

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Opportunity for on-line CEUs
from the National Environmental Health Association

Study Group Information

For assistance in forming a study group to prepare for the exam, please contact a GEHA Board member or send an emailto
Read Jay Ridenhower's reflections on his study group experience.

Registration Requirements:

Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Registered Sanitarian:

The applicant must possess (or have within 30 days after the examination and as certified by the head or Dean of the applicant's college or university) a degree from a four-year accredited college or university with a minimum of 45 quarter hours or 30 semester hours in basic physical, biological, or environmental health sciences or any combination of these, and an algebra or higher math class.

Employment as an Environmental Health Specialist for four years or more as of April 4, 2002 need only 40 quarter hours or 27 semester hours.

The first step toward becoming registered is to complete an application
Print a blank application to fill out and then return to GBREHP.

Examinations are given each July in conjunction with the GEHA Annual Educational Conference and at other times and locations under the supervision of an approved proctor. Registration will depend upon the final grade attained on the examination and evaluation of the applicant's experience. 

For more information about the GBREHP's examination, click here and here
For more detailed information about the National exam, click here. (pdf)
For more information about the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) and their registration examination, click here.

Certified Environmental Health Technician: 

The requirements for Certified Environmental Health Technician are being revised.  Please contact Cathy Coleman after March 2014 at for more information.

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