A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university of a related professional certification
Two continuous years of professional experience in management accounting or financial management, which can be completed after passing the exam, but are required as a final step to certification
Pass both Part 1 and 2 exams
Book your exam
The CMA exams are computer-based and administered at hundreds of Prometric testing facilities worldwide. With three testing windows each year, you can sit for an exam at a time and place convenient for you.
If you are enrolled in the CMA program and are ready to sit for the exam, here are the steps:
Pick your testing window. Testing windows are offered in January/February, May/June, and September/October.
Register for the exam at www.imaonlinestore.com
Receive your authorization number(s) along with further instructions.
Schedule your exam appointment(s) with Prometric, our testing partner, at www.prometric.com/ICMA With three testing windows each year, you can sit for an exam at a time and place convenient for you.
For professional members:
Entrance Fee (non-refundable): $250
Exam Fee: $415 per part
IMA additional fees
$230 per Year
$15 (one -time fee)
For Student/academic members Entrance Fee (nonrefundable): $188
Exam Fee: $311 per part
IMA Additional Fees $39.00 USD (1-year)
$78.00 USD (2-year)
Take the exam
Enroll in the CMA Programme
Pick your exam window: January/February, May/June, September/October
Schedule your exam appointment
Parts 1 and 2 are offered during the following three testing windows.
Registrations for Parts 1 and 2 will close on or after the 15th of February, June, and October.
Maintain your certification
Criteria to maintain the certification:
Pay the CMA annual fees
Report 30 hours per year continuing education including a minimum of 2 hours education on the subject of Ethics
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