A health educator who meets one or more of the following is eligible for both NCA SOPHE membership: 

  • Holds a graduate or undergraduate degree from a formal health education program

  • Functions or is employed in a health education capacity

  • Is a faculty member of a health education program​


Student membership is open to students who are enrolled in a health education program. The application must be accompanied by a statement from a faculty member attesting to the full-time status and expected date of graduation. Members qualify for student rates for up to one year after graduation.


Emeritus Fellow membership shall be open to a Fellow in good standing who, upon retirement, submits a written request for change of status.


With this membership, organizations can put up to 5 employees on one discounted membership.