Scaled Scrum Master Certified (SSMC™)



Scaled Scrum Master Certified (SSMC™)Large projects require multiple Scrum Teams to work in parallel. The Chief Scrum Master is responsible for coordinating activities of multiple Scrum Teams to develop potentially shippable product increments/deliverables. The Chief Scrum Master fosters collaboration and coaches others with the implementation of Scrum for a smooth delivery of the project’s products. Apart from clearing impediments and ensuring a conducive project environment for the Scrum Teams, the Chief Scrum Master collaborates with the Chief Product Owner, other Scrum Masters, and Product Owners in activities such as developing the list of components and resources needed in common for all teams throughout the project.

Successful candidates will be awarded the Scaled Scrum Master Certified (SSMC™) certification by SCRUMstudy™ after passing the certification exam.


Scaled Scrum Master Certified (SSMC™)

Target Audience

Anyone who is interested in becoming a Chief Scrum Master

Maintaining certification

Take SSMC™ Recertification exam every 3 years or earn any SCRUMstudy™ Certification.

Cost of Exam

USD 350

Prerequisite Experience


Prerequisite Education

SMC® certified professional

Exam Format

  • Multiple choice 
  • 70 questions per exam 
  • No negative marks for wrong answers 
  • 90 minutes duration 
  • Proctored online exam 

Audience Profile

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


It is mandatory to complete the Scrum Master Certified (SMC®) certification before applying for the Scaled Scrum Master certification.


How to Apply 

Step 1. Register

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

Step 2. Apply

Apply for the exam by paying USD 350 or by using the exam voucher provided by the SCRUMstudy™ A.T.P. You need to submit relevant documents (if required).

Step 3. Access the online course and take the exam

  • Access the online course on 'Scaled Scrum Master Certified'. 
  • Get a copy of the SBOK® Guide, 3rd Edition online version. 
  • Schedule the 90 minute proctored exam. 
  • SCRUMstudy™ verifies the application: confirms the exam date and time. 
  • Take the 90 minute proctored exam online.

Step 4. 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.

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