Arizona Sanitarians' Council

Registration by Examination

The sanitarian’s examination consists of a total of 250 multiple-choice questions (25 of which are unscored/unidentified pilot questions) developed by the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA). The exam is split into two parts of 125 questions each. Candidates are given a total of four (4) hours to complete the entire exam or two (2) hours for each part with a short 15-minute break in between. The examination covers the following subject matter:

  • Conducting Facility Inspections
  • Conducting System Inspections
  • Conducting Investigations
  • Ensuring Compliance
  • Promoting Environmental Public Health Awareness
  • Responding to Emergencies

A score of at least 70% is required to pass the examination.

If you have any questions regarding registration as a sanitarian in the State of Arizona, please contact us.