Professional Registration

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.

Top 3 Reasons To Be a Registered Environmental Health Professional

The first step toward becoming registered is to complete the application. Click here.

Contact us to join the team!
Board Members (with email addresses)
397 Eastman Highway – Hawkinsville, GA 31036
geha@comsouth.net

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Click here for information about 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 email to geha@comsouth.net.

For study guide resources, please refer to NEHA’s Online Education page: http://www.nehacert.org and CDC’s Environmental Public Health Online Courses page: http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/ehs/eLearn/EPHOC.htm

Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Sanitarian Requirements
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The applicant must possess (or have within 30 days after the examination) 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.

Applicants employed for four years or more as an Environmental Health Specialists need only 40 quarter hours or 27 semester hours.

Examinations may be given each July in conjunction with the GEHA Annual Educational Conference or at other times and locations under the supervision of an approved proctor. The scheduling of exams depends greatly on the number of applicants and the geographical location of applicants, therefore an application and all supporting documents must be received by GBREHP 60 days prior to anticipated exam date.

Registration is conferred upon attainment of a passing score as determine by GBREHP and completion of all requirements as stated on the application including payment of all associated fees.

For more information about the GBREHP’s examination, click here.