The Master's Examination is a case study based essay exam covering every aspect of the ten subject areas contained in the industry's body of knowledge, the Professional Practices for Business Continuity Management. Students are allowed 4 hours to complete the written exam. Successful completion of the examination qualifies an individual to apply for MBCP designation. The cost of the exam is included in the cost of the BCP-601 course. Students may also register as exam-only without taking the course.