The CMA® is the globally recognized, advanced-level professional certification for accountants and financial professionals in business. Achieving the CMA demonstrates expertise in financial planning, analysis, control, decision support, and professional ethics – skills that are in high demand on finance teams around the world.
Criteria to earn this badge
• Pass the CMA exam
• Have two continuous years of professional experience in management accounting or financial management
• Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university or a related professional certification
• Maintain membership in IMA
• Abide by the IMA’s Statement of Ethical Professional Practice
To maintain the CMA credential, active IMA membership and 30 hours of continuing professional education are required annually.