Overview

Exam Overview

Subject Areas
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Application Process

CSSM Exam Application Process

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Confirm your eligibility.

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Determine when you would like to take the exam. Your testing window will begin the calendar month after your application is approved. Your exam may be taken at an in-person testing center or via remote proctor from the location of your choice.

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You may submit your application online at any time by creating a CCI account or logging into your existing account.

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Schedule your exam by clicking on the "PSI Exam Scheduling" button in your CCI account after your application is submitted. For additional testing center information, please refer to the CSSM Handbook.

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Certification Fee

CSSM Exam Fee

The long-term benefits of holding a credential often outweigh the cost of initial certification. Over the three-year CSSM certification cycle, the exam fee ends up costing less than fifty cents a day.

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GET PREPARED

CSSM Exam Resources

Additional information and resources to prepare for the CSSM exam can be found in the Learn section.

CSSM Handbook

CSSM Handbook

The complete guide on the CSSM credential.

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CSSM Certification Webinars

Learn more about exam subject areas and test-taking strategies.

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CSSM Exam Study Outline

Develop a personalized study plan with CCI's free preparation tool.

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CSSM Practice Questions

Explore the format and structure of CSSM exam questions.

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