Certified Scrum Developer® (CSD)
Strengthen your technical skills in Agile software development
Certified Scrum Developers have demonstrated through a combination of formal training and a technical skills assessment that they have a working understanding of Scrum principles and have learned specialized Agile engineering skills.
What are the benefits of a Scrum Developer certification?
In today's competitive job market, the Certified Scrum Developer®
credential can set you apart from the pack. A successful Scrum Developer is committed to continuous improvement. The coursework and dedication needed to achieve a CSD sharpen your skills and help you become a better practitioner of Scrum.
As a CSD, you will receive a profile page on the Scrum Alliance website and will have access to a specially designed logo to highlight your credentials.
Requirements for Scrum Developer certification
At least five days of formal training taught by Scrum Alliance REPs are required to earn a CSD.
At least three days must be technical training through a three-day CSD technical skills course.
At least one day must be dedicated to the study of Scrum through an introduction to Scrum or a CSM course.
Days 4 and 5 can be either completing a Certified ScrumMaster certifcation OR attending a 1-day Scrum elective course AND a 1-day introduction to Scrum course
Applicants must also demonstrate an understanding of Agile engineering practices by passing a CSD assessment/evaluation provided by the REP trainer. If you meet all of the requirements, you will need to submit an application
to secure your active CSD status for two years. If all courses were taken before January 1, 2014, there will be a fee of $150 for certification. If courses are taken after January 1, 2014, certification fees are included in the cost of the courses and no fee will be assessed at the time of certification.
What do you do after you receive your CSD certificate?
Becoming Agile is a lifelong journey. Incorporating Scrum principles and practices into your world of work takes diligence, patience, and a commitment to continuous improvement. Further enhance your knowledge and skills by:
Become a CSD today
Are you ready to advance your career as an Agile software developer? Get started by taking courses from the CSD track
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