Scrum Alliance Certifications

Scrum Alliance is the largest, most established and influential professional membership and certification organization in the Agile community. ScrumAlliance nonprofit association has certified more than 750,000 practitioners worldwide.

Certification Tracks:

  1. Certifications by Scrum Team Role

  2. Guide Level Certifications

  3. Agile Leadership Certifications



Certifications by Scrum Team Role

Scrum Master Track »

Certified ScrumMaster

Prerequisite: none

Introductory course for anyone considering to fill the role of Scrum Master or Scrum team member.  Ideal for those who are already in a development team or managing a team and looking to improve team performance.

Advanced Certified ScrumMaster

Prerequisite: CSM

Advanced course for Scrum Masters who have one or more years of work experience in that role.

Certified Scrum Professional ScrumMaster

Prerequisite: A-CSM

Pinnacle course for experts wishing to develop mastery of the Scrum Master track.

Product Owner Track »

Certified Scrum Product Owner

Prerequisite: none

Intro course for those who are closest to the "business side" of the project.

Advanced Scrum Product Owner

Prerequisite: CSPO

Advanced course for Product Owners who already have one year of experience on a Scrum team.

Certified Scrum Professional Product Owner

Prerequisite: A-CSPO

Pinnacle course for experts wishing to master the Product Owner track.

Developer Track »

Certified Scrum Developer

Prerequisite: none

Intro course for software developers (programmers) who are building software in a Scrum environment.

Certified Scrum Professional

Prerequisite: active CSD

Certified Scrum Professional for Developers.

Guide Level Certifications

Certified Scrum Product Owner

Prerequisite: active CSP-SM, CSP-PO, or CSP

A Certified Team Coach is a Certified Agile Coach (CAC) who focuses primarily on one or more teams or on a subset of an organization in a project or program.

Advanced Scrum Product Owner

Prerequisite: active CSP-SM, CSP-PO, or CSP

A Certified Enterprise Coach is a Certified Agile Coach (CAC) who focuses primarily on guiding entire organizations through the real-world challenges of agility and Scrum.

Certified Scrum Professional Product Owner

Prerequisite: active CSP-SM, CSP-PO, or CSP

Expert level program for those who wish to help others understand the principles and values that form the foundation of Scrum.

Agile Leadership Certifications

Certified Agile Leadership I

Prerequisite: none

The first of two phases that make up this credential, focusing on leadership in an Agile context, the Agile organization, and Agile approaches to change.

Certified Agile Leadership II

Prerequisite: active CAL 1

The second of two phases in this credential. Deep dive into these topics with practice applying principles in a peer workshop.

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