Professional Scrum™ Certifications

Professional Scrum Master™

There are three levels of Professional Scrum MasterTM Assessments (fundamental, advanced and distinguished) that validate and certify your knowledge of Scrum and ability to apply that knowledge. 

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Professional Scrum Product Owner™

There are three levels of Professional Scrum Product OwnerTM Assessments (fundamental, advanced and distinguished) that validate and certify your knowledge of Scrum Product Ownership and ability to apply that knowledge.

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Professional Scrum Developer™

The Professional Scrum DeveloperTM Assessment is structured to validate and certify your knowledge of the practices and techniques that support building complex software as a member of a Scrum Team and ability to apply that knowledge.

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Scaled Professional Scrum™

The Scaled Professional ScrumTM Assessment validates and certifies your knowledge of how to scale Scrum and the use of the Nexus Framework and ability to apply that knowledge.

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Professional Agile Leadership™

The Professional Agile LeadershipTM Assessment validates and certifies your knowledge of how agility adds value and why leadership understanding, sponsorship, and support of Agile practices are essential. 

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Professional Agile Leadership™ - EBM

The Professional Agile Leadership™ - Evidence Based Management assessment is available to anyone who wishes to validate that they are a leader with an advanced level of understanding about how an empirical approach helps organizations.

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Professional Scrum™ with Kanban

The Professional ScrumTM with Kanban Assessment validates and certifies your knowledge of how Scrum Teams can use Scrum with Kanban to support value creation, measurement and delivery. 

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Professional Scrum™ with User Experience

The Professional ScrumTM with User Experience assessment validates a fundamental level of understanding about how to integrate modern UX practices into Scrum to deliver greater value.

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Prove Your Knowledge and Get Certified


At, we help ensure that individuals understand how to deliver high value products with higher levels of agility using Scrum.  To help meet that goal, provides assessments that can be used as tools to examine, enhance, and certify your knowledge of Scrum. assessments are grounded in the 2020 version of the Scrum Guide, which is written and maintained by the creators of Scrum, Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland, and is freely available here.  The Nexus Open also relies on content from the 2021 version of the Nexus Guide available here.  You can also learn more about Scrum and Nexus in the Resource Center.

Scrum Guide     Nexus Guide

Separating Training from Assessments

It is not mandatory that you take a Professional Scrum training class to take one of our assessments, although it is highly recommended.  We believe that certification is more than just a way to show you attended a class and that is why Professional certifications are available to anyone as they demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the subject in detail.  Each training class includes a free attempt at the corresponding assessment.

Open Assessments

Open Assessments allow you to gauge your basic knowledge of Scrum, software development using Scrum and the fundamentals of scaling Scrum.  There is no fee for these assessments and they can be used as a part of preparing for the certification assessments.  

Certification Assessments provides Professional ScrumTM certification assessments.  These assessments cover a range of areas related to the knowledge and real world usage of Scrum. Passing these credible and consistent assessments is highly regarded as true industry certification by individuals, organizations and industry associations.

Please review the Standard of Conduct for Assessments.

No Renewal Costs

Professional Scrum certifications are yours for life with no renewal costs to retain them.  Once you pass the assessment, you will retain that certification, you will be listed on the website and remain there forever with no additional future costs.

Assessment Translation

All of our assessments are in English, many test takers successfully use the Google Translate Plugin to take the assessment. Here is a support article to help you.

Accommodations for Physical or Intellectual Disabilities

We take these considerations very seriously, and examine each case individually. Please contact regarding your circumstances and we can advise you on next steps.

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