1 Enroll in the CMA Program
As an enrolled CMA candidate, you will also become an IMA member and enjoy many membership benefits.
See Requirements Below
2 Register for the Exam
As a CMA candidate, you'll gain access to all the benefits of IMA membership.
3 Plan to Complete Certification Requirements Review the requirements to becoming certified and prepare to submit your supporting documents. Review CMA requirements


To earn the CMA, you'll need to meet the following requirements:

Quick Tips on Getting Started

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I took two weeks off right before the exam and basically immersed myself in studying. I explained this to my family so they didn’t expect much from me those two weeks. But I rewarded them after the exam.

- Diane K., Alabama


CMA Program Fees:

For Professional Members:

For Student/Academic Members:

*IMA membership is additional and also required.

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