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Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.
Issuing Organization Institute of Certified Management Accountants
Qualification and Training Requirements

Candidates must have:

  • a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;
  • two years continuous work experience in management accounting or finance; and
  • active membership in the Institute of Management Accountants.
Designation Training Requirements


Designation Exam Type

In-person, proctored two-part exam

Continuing Education Requirements

30 hours per year

Verification and Complaints
Online Designation Resource

Online at CMA Directory

Investor Complaint Process

Online at Contact Us

Published List of Disciplined Designees