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How to Become a CMA

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 requirements for obtaining the CMA Certification are the following:

  • Membership in IMA.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Please reference the Education Qualification Section of the CMA Handbook.
  • Two continuous years of professional experience in management accounting or financial management.
  • Completion of Part 1 and Part 2 of the CMA exam.
For a video on becoming a CMA, please click here

For more information, visit the Global CMA Website