An MSP is an individual with high-level specialist and strategic skills. They are likely to be involved in the development and implementation of a comprehensive facility-wide or corporate safety and health program and are influential with senior management and policymakers. Their perspective embraces the broader organizational and social context.
Candidates taking the MSP examination must meet one the required tracks of eligibility below:
For more information on the content of the examination for the MSP certification, click on Exam Blueprint.
As a current CSD certificant interested in earning your MSP or as an LSP certificant interested in becoming an MSP, you have the option of purchasing just the examination or bundling the examination with course materials to study and prepare for the examination. The cost for the examination only is $395. The cost for the course materials and examination bundled is $595.
After completing the examination and being approved to take the exam, applicants will receive official notification from the NASP Certification Board via email. The notification will include instructions on what is needed on the day of your examination.
Applicants will also receive notification from the Certification Board’s testing contractor, Scantron. If you are scheduled to sit for the pilot examination in March, you will be contacted by Scantron the first week of February with the instructions on testing locations and what you will need for the pilot exam. Applicants will schedule with Scantron on the particular day to take the examination.
If you are scheduled to sit for the pilot examination in June, you will be contacted by Scantron at the end of April or the first week of May.