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Taking the CSM Test

The basics:

You must successfully complete a 16-hour in person CSM® course to be eligible for the test.  You will receive an email within a few days of completing your class inviting you to take the online test.  The new CSM® test contains 50 questions and must be completed in one hour.  The passing score is 74%.  You have 90 days and up to 2 attempts to pass the test. Additional test attempts are available for a $25 fee.


Additional information:

How do I take the CSM® test?


What can I expect from the CSM® test?  How many questions are there and what is the passing score?

Recommended Books for Renewal SEUs
Renewing Certifications


The following SEU requirements and renewal fees will go into effect on February 4, 2019 (subject to change):

Certification (Two-Year Term) SEUs Required Fee Per Term
Foundational : CSM®, CSPO®, or CSD® 20 (NEW!) $100
Advanced: A-CSMSM or A-CSPOSM
30 (NEW!) $175
Professional: CSP®-SM, CSP®-PO, or CSP®
40 $250


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