Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.
Issuing Organization Investment Management Consultants Association
Qualification and Educational Requirements
Prerequisites Candidate must meet the following requirements:
  • Three years of financial services experience; and
  • A satisfactory record of ethical conduct, as determined by IMCA's Admissions Committee.
Education Requirements Completion of classroom program provided by an IMCA registered education provider.
Examination Type Qualification Examination and Certification Examination (online, proctored)
Continuing Education Requirements 40 hours every two years
Verification, Complaints and Accreditation
Check Professional Status Online Online at Find a Certified Professional
Investor Complaint Process In writing and mailed. See Report a Complaint
Published List of Disciplined Designees Yes at Public Disciplinary Actions
Accredited By American National Standards Institute (ANSI)