Exams are administered computer-based directly to the candidate at their place of employment. The exam consists of 150 multiple-choice questions based on the CSM Content Outline. Candidates are given a maximum of 3.5 hours to complete the exam. Preparation for the exam includes review of the CSM Content Outline and Recommended Reading List.
The exam application fee depends on where the test is administered:
- Place of employment administration $500 USD
- Testing Center administration $550 USD + Testing Center's fees
For questions about exam administration, review the FAQs
Recommended Reading List
Select your desired exam date (must fall within one of the testing blocks listed below), complete the Exam Application form
, enclose the appropriate exam fee, and email or mail prior to the postmark deadline noted beside the testing block you have chosen