Master Black Belt (MBB)

Certification Industry: Process Improvement

Certificate Name: Master Black Belt (MBB)

Certificate Issuing Authority: ASQ.org

Certification Price: For Non ASQ members: Portfolio Review: $650 Examination Price: $2229 For ASQ members: Portfolio Rev

Certificate Validity: Lifetime

Certification Details:

The ASQ Master Black Belt is for those individuals who possess exceptional expertise and knowledge of current industry practice. Master Black Belts are excellent at leading, are innovative and demonstrate a strong commitment to the practice and advancement of quality and improvement. The average pay for a Six Sigma Master Black Belt is between $130,500 and $172,400

Master Black Belt certification candidate is required to have ASQ Six Sigma Black Belt Certification and pass the portfolio process. Portfolio includes:-

  •  At least 5 years of experience in the role of Six Sigma Black Belt or Master Black Belt


  • Completion of 10 Six Sigma Belt Projects

Exam Details:

To qualify for Master Black Belt Certification candidate is required to qualify MBB examination which is five-and-a-half hour exam that consits of 110 multiple choice items and a performance-based assessment that measures comprehension of the MBB Body of Knowledge. 100 of the multiple choice questions are scored and 10 are unscored. The performance-based portion of the exam includes situation specific materials that candidates will be directed to evaluate and respond to. It is offered in English.