Georgia Environmental Health Association

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.

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

Mail it to:
604 S. Jefferson St., Washington, Ga. 30673


Already registered? Click here to login to the registration site to verify/change your info, get CEU updates, etc.

Click here and here for information about online 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

For study guide resources, please refer to NEHA’s Online Education page: and CDC’s Environmental Public Health Online Courses page:

Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Sanitarian Requirements

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.

The process for taking the exam for Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Registered Sanitarian has changed to on-line at testing centers only.

NEHA has a lot of information about the state sponsored exams. Be sure to focus on what applies to Georgia. Click here.

The 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.

The Georgia Environmental Health Association is a 501(c)4 non-profit organization. 
Contact us: 
Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software