Prepare for the CSCP Exam
APICS provides a number of tools and resources to support candidates in their journey toward certification. find the learning option that works best for you, including self-study materials through the CSCP Learning System, online courses or classroom instruction.
Learn on your own anytime, day or night, to accommodate your demanding schedule. The CSCP Learning System is a comprehensive professional development and certification preparation program based on the APICS CSCP body of knowledge. The system provides reading materials and interactive web-based study tools.
Total investment to earn your CSCP through self-study
Estimated pricing includes the CSCP Learning System and exam fee:
PLUS Member: $1,690
CORE or nonmember: $2,300
Outside North America*:
PLUS Member: $2,300
CORE or nonmember: $2,900
*All cost estimates in US dollars and cost may vary based on shipping and tax.
Register to learn online with college support - Instructor-supported online courses are offered through Fox Valley Technical College, which provides online APICS CSCP review courses that are interactive and easily navigated. All workshops are supported by instructors who have earned APICS certification and have years of supply chain management experience. Visit Fox Valley Technical College for more information on the APICS CSCP Online Classes.
Local classes are offered by recognized APICS instructors for our local chapters (200 in North America) or international partners (100 outside North America). The CSCP Learning System may be supplied by instructors.
Find an APICS classroom course near you.
Additional CSCP Study Tools & Support
APICS Dictionary & App
Master terms and definitions that you’ll find on APICS exams with the current edition of the APICS Dictionary. This is the most comprehensive reference for supply chain and operations terminology—one you’ll find yourself turning to time and time again throughout your career. APICS PLUS members receive a free edition.
Exam Content Manual
The CSCP Exam Content Manual (ECM) provides guidance for individuals preparing for the APICS CSCP exam. The content outline is divided into major topic areas, and the relative emphasis of each of the topics is indicated by a percentage figure. Use this to guide your exam preparation—whether you study on your own, attend a class taught by an APICS partner, or are a part of a corporate learning group.
Exam Reference Materials
APICS has the best educational resources available to help you build your knowledge of supply chain practices and to support your certification exam preparation. Listed below is a list of recommended texts for CSCP.
Supply Chain Channel Online Community
Find a study group. Start a discussion. There are many ways to connect with other professionals through the Supply Chain Channel. The APICS community is here to support your efforts to increase your knowledge and enhance your skills.
CSCP Exam Process
Take the next step toward earning your CSCP credential! Passing the CSCP exam demonstrates your commitment to your career and mastery of knowledge of the end-to-end supply chain.
CSCP Exam Dates & Locations
APICS exams are delivered via computer-based testing (CBT) at Pearson VUE test centres, which are located around the world. Find a testing centre near you.
Purchase the CSCP Exam
Complete an Authorization to Test form to purchase the exam. Review the CSCP Exam Bulletin for North America and outside North America for full details on exam process and procedures.
Have you confirmed your eligibility? Before purchasing an Authorization to Test, you must check and confirm your certification eligibility.
The CSCP program consists of three modules with an exam that reflects critical changes in the marketplace and in the evolving roles and responsibilities of supply chain managers.
Module 1 – Supply Chain Design
Module 2 – Supply Chain Planning and Execution
Module 3 – Supply Chain Improvements and Best Practices
Preview the free CSCP Exam Content Manual or for complete details get the CSCP Exam Content Manual for $25 USD.
Exam Pass Rate Report
A. North American Exam Prices
B. Outside North America Exam Prices
Schedule Your CSCP Exam
All candidates must have purchased an Authorization to Test (ATT) prior to scheduling their exam. Once you have purchased your ATT, you must schedule and take the exam within six months of purchase. APICS recommends that candidates review the Exam Bulletin for full details on exam process and procedures prior to scheduling your exam.
Schedule Your Exam
Schedule your appointment by logging in to your MY APICS account.
Review the confirmation notice to ensure the exam, the location and date are all correct.
If there are any errors or if no confirmation notice is received, immediately contact Pearson VUE.
For credentials with exam windows, you can only select an exam date in a window that falls within the ATT six month validity period.
Take the exam and pass!
Gain the rewards of becoming APICS certified!
Rescheduling an Exam
Review the exam bulletin for your credential before rescheduling the exam. If you need to reschedule your exam appointment within your chosen window you can make modifications directly in your My APICS account or call Pearson VUE direct. When you reschedule your exam you will be charged a nonrefundable rescheduling fee.
If you do not sit for the exam, you will forfeit the exam fees.