Become a CMA®

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The Certified Management Accountant (CMA) credential is the advanced professional certification that delivers tangible value. It demonstrates your command of the critical accounting and financial management skills demanded by today’s dynamic businesses, translating into significant career opportunities for you.


REAL WORLD RELEVANCE.

The CMA offers the critical knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to compete in today’s business world.

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EMPLOYER RECOGNITION.

CMAs are successfully leading the way in key management roles at top multinationals around the world.

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CONVENIENCE AND FLEXIBILITY.

Busy professionals can take advantage of various learning formats and hundreds of testing locations.

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HIGH ROI.

The CMA delivers a solid return on your investment. From the U.S., to China, to the Middle East, professionals holding a CMA can earn significantly higher average total compensation per year than noncertified peers.*

ABOUT CMA CERTIFICATION

The CMA is unique among professional and academic credentials, designed specifically for accounting and financial management professionals in business.

Achieving the CMA demonstrates your professional expertise in financial planning, analysis, control, decision support, and professional ethics – essential skills sought after by successful organizations and their financial team leaders.

Whether you want to enhance your value within your current organization—or expand your career potential—the CMA is the key to maximizing your professional potential.

THE CMA CURRICULUM: HIGHLY TARGETED TOPICS

The CMA exam is structured as follows:

PART ONE

  • Planning, budgeting, and forecasting
  • Performance management
  • Cost management
  • Internal controls
  • Professional ethics

PART TWO

  • Financial statement analysis
  • Corporate finance
  • Decision analysis and risk management
  • Investment decisions
  • Professional ethics

THE CMA EXAM FORMAT: TAILORED TO YOUR NEEDS

The CMA exam consists of two parts:

PART ONE

  • Financial Planning, Performance and Control
  • 4 hours – 100 multiple choice questions and two 30-minute essay questions

PART TWO

  • Financial Decision Making
  • 4 hours – 100 multiple choice questions and two 30-minute essay questions

The exam parts can be taken in any order. Only one exam can be taken at a time. Candidates must register to take one exam part within the first 12 months of entering the program and must complete both exam parts within three years.

 

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