Scrum Master Certified (SMC™)

Overview

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 Scrum Master guides, facilitiates, 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 after passing the certification exam.

CertificationPrerequisitesTarget AudienceMaintaining Certification (RCUs)Current Pass Rate (%)*
ExperienceEducation
SMC Nil Preferably SDC™ certified professional Anyone who is interested in becoming a Scrum Master 25 Recertification units every 3 years 95

*Pass Rate for the SMC examination indicates the percentage of candidates passing the exam in the first attempt who attempted all the questions.

Exam Format

  • Multiple choice
  • 100 questions per exam
  • No negative marks for wrong answers
  • 120 minutes duration
  • Proctored online exam
  • Current pass rate: 95%

Audience Profile

This certification is appropriate for anyone who is interested in becoming a Scrum Master.

Prerequisites

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. 

 

Maintaining certification

To maintain the certification status, Scrum Master Certified (SMC™) professionals will need to earn 40 re-certification credits every 3 years.

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