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CSM: Taking the Exam

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.
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Exam Fees

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
  • Record & Review Proctoring $550 USD
For questions about exam administration, review the FAQs.


Content Outline  
Recommended Reading List

Exam Application

Select your desired exam date from the available testing dates below. Complete the Exam Application  and email to or mail prior to the deadline noted beside the testing date you have chosen.

2021 Exam Dates

All exam applications must be received at least 30 days prior to preferred testing date. For the full 2021 exam schedule, click here.

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