Scrum Master Certified (SMC®)professionals are facilitators who ensure that the Scrum Team is provided with an environment conducive to completing the project successfully. The ScrumMaster guides, facilitates, and teaches Scrum practices to everyone involved in the project; clears impediments for the team; and, ensures that Scrum processes are being followed.
This certification is appropriate for anyone who is interested in becoming a Scrum Master.
Successful candidates will be awarded the Scrum Master Certified (SMC®)certification by SCRUMstudy™ after passing the certification exam.
Prerequisite Experience: None
Prerequisite Education: Preferably SDC®certified professional (But not mandatory)
Target Audience - Anyone who is interested in becoming a Scrum Master
Cost of Exam: USD 450
Maintaining certification: Take SMC® Recertification exam every 3 years or earn any SCRUMstudy™ Certification
Current Pass Rate: 95%
**Pass Rate for the SAMC™ examination indicates the percentage of candidates passing the exam in the first attempt who attempted all the questions.
- Multiple choice
- 100 questions per exam
- No negative marks for wrong answers
- 120 minutes duration
- Proctored online exam
- Current pass rate: 95%
There is no formal prerequisite for this certification. However, it is preferable to complete the Scrum Developer Certified (SDC®)certification before applying for the Scrum Master certification. It is also highly recommended to attend a 2-day SMC® classroom training provided by a SCRUMstudy™ approved Authorized Training Partner (A.T.P.)
How to apply
1. Register for free on SCRUMstudy.com and apply for the exam (OR) Attend a classroom training provided by a SCRUMstudy™ Authorized Training Partner and register on SCRUMstudy.com.
2. Apply for the exam by paying USD 450 or by using the exam voucher provided by the SCRUMstudy™ A.T.P. You need to submit relevant documents (if required).
3. Access the online course and take the exam: This includes:
- Access the online course on 'Scrum Master Certified'.
- Get a copy of the SBOK® Guide online version.
- Schedule the two hour proctored exam.
- SCRUMstudy™ verifies the application: confirms the exam date and time.
- Take the two hour proctored exam online.
4. Upon successful completion of the exam get an online certificate. Some benefits includes:
- Your name will be added to the SCRUMstudy™ Certification Registry.
- You can add the certificate to your LinkedIn profile.
- If you are unable to pass the exam, you can schedule again and take a maximum of two Free Exam Retakes.