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ICMA Approved Certifications for the Education Requirement of the CMA Program

Holders of the following certiifcates/designations are excempt from the CMA's education requirements.

 

Country Certification Institution

Australia

Chartered Accountant (CA)

Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia

Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA)

Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants

Bangladesh

Associate (ACMA)

Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh

Fellow (FCMA)

Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh

Canada

Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)

Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants

France

DCG, (Diploma of Accounting and Management)

le diplôme de comptabilité et de gestion

Germany

Geprüfter Bilanzbuchhalter

Geprüfte Bilanzbuchhalterin

India

Associate or Fellow

Institute of Cost Accountants of India

Chartered Accountant (CA)

Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Ireland

Chartered Accountant (CA)

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ireland

Japan

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

The Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Certified Public Tax Accountant

The Japan Federation of Certified Public Tax Accountant Association

Securities Analyst

Chartered Member of the Securities Analysts Association of Japan

Kenya

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)

Pakistan

 

Associate or Fellow

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan

Associate or Fellow (ACMA or FCMA)

Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan

People’s Republic of China

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

The Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Qualified Accountant (QA) or Senior Qualified Accountant (SQA)

The National Accountant Assessment & Certification Center (Semi-Senior and Senior levels only)

Saudi Arabia

 

Fellowship

Saudi Organization for Certified Public Accountants

Scotland

Chartered Accountant (CA)

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland

Sri Lanka

Associate or Fellow (ACMA or FCMA)

CMA Sri Lanka

Switzerland

Diplomierte Expertin

Experte in Rechnungslegung und Controlling

Taiwan

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

The Securities and Futures Bureau of Financial Supervisory Commission

United Kingdom

Associate or Fellow (ACCA or FCCA)

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Chartered Accountant (CA)

Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales

Qualified Accountant (QA) or Senior Qualified Accountant (SQA)

The National Accountant Assessment & Certification Center (Semi-Senior and Senior levels only)

Chartered Member

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

Chartered Public Finance Accountant (CPFA)

Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy

 

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)

United States

Chartered  Financial Analyst (CFA)

CFA Institute

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

Institute of Internal Auditors

Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Certified Treasury Professional (CTP)

Association of Financial Professionals