Important notice to all CMA and CSCA candidates: New pricing to go into effect October 1, 2023. Learn more.

Step 1

Enroll in the CMA program

To start the program, you must first join IMA as a member and then enroll as a CMA candidate.

Step 2

Register for the CMA exams

You can sit for CMA Part 1 or Part 2 in any order. Exams are offered at Prometric testing centers.

Step 3

Plan to complete certification requirements

You must verify you meet the education and work experience requirements to earn your certification. You may complete the exams before you have finished these requirements.

› See the CMA Handbook for details

CMA Program Fees

Important notice: CMA program fees will increase on October 1, 2023. Enroll in the CMA program before that date and take advantage of current rates before the price increase takes effect. CMA candidates who register for an upcoming exam window before October 1 can also enjoy current pricing.

*IMA membership is additional and also required.

Still Have Questions?

View our FAQs for detailed information on taking the exams, CMA fees and schedules, and much more.