CMA step-by-step guide

ENSURE YOU'RE ELIGIBLE!

PREPARE FOR THE EXAM

APPLY FOR THE EXAM

SIT FOR THE CMA EXAM

GET CERTIFIED

To get certified you must:

Be a member in the IMA.

Pass the exams within the three years certification period.

Pay the entrance fee.

Education: Hold a bachelor degree or its equivalent, or a professional certification, such as CPA or CIA.

Experience: Have two continuous years of experience in financial management and/or management accounting.

Comply with the IMA’s code of ethics.

Note: The above requirements reflect the information provided on the IMA’s website at the date of posting this page. For more detailed and current information we highly recommend reading the CMA Handbook published by the IMA.