Become Scrum Master Certified

Scrum Master Certified (SMC®) professionals are facilitators who ensure that the Scrum Team is provided with an environment conducive to completing the project successfully. 

Validate and Showcase your PM Skills by Getting Certified

The Scrum Master 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.

Successful candidates will be awarded the Scrum Master Certified (SMC®) certification by SCRUMstudy after passing the certification exam.

Benefits of the Certification

  • Global Recognition of your skills
  • Access top product managers around the world.
  • Qualify for a senior product manager role.

Audience Profile

Anyone who is interested in becoming a Scrum Master.

Exam Cost

The exam cost $450


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.)

Maintaining certification

Take SMC® Recertification exam every 3 years or earn any SCRUMstudy Certification.

Get Recognized as a Scrum Master

Exam Format

The exam is taken in the format below:

Multiple Choice
100 questions per Exam
Current pass rate: 95%
No negative marks for wrong answers
30 questions need to be answered correctly to pass
120 minutes duration
Proctored online exam

How To Apply

Please follow the next steps to apply for the scrum certification


Register for free on and apply for the exam (OR) Attend a classroom training provided by SCRUMstudy Authorized Training Partner and register for free on


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).

Access the online course and take the exam

  • 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.

Upon successful completion of the exam get an online certificate.

  • 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.

Enroll for your Scrum Master Certified (SMC®)

Which of the certification do you want to take?
  • Which of the certification do you want to take?
  • Scrum Master Certification
  • Scrum Product Owner Certification


What is the cost of this exam?

The cost of the exam is $450 (USD)

Can I pay in installments?

The exam fee is remitted to Scrum Study as a lump sum so No, you cannot pay in installment.

How soon can I write the exam?

Once payment is made, the exam can be taken within a week. Kindly note that the exams can only be taken on any weekday (Mon-Fri) except on globally recognized public holidays.

How long will it take to prepare for the exam?

We understand that you are working whilst studying, hence we advise that you give yourself 1-3 months to prepare for the exam.

How soon will I receive the results?

Scrum Study sends your result to you within 7-14 working days.

I have other questions

Please send your questions to and we'll be delighted to provide answers.

Take the Next Steps to Certification

Certification includes an experience and education component and requires passing an exam administered by the certifying body.