CMA Review Courses & Self-Study Programs
You can prepare for the CMA exam in many ways: in a live classroom, in a virtual classroom, or on your own. You can select the method and materials that best match the way you like to study.
Exam Support Package
New candidates joining the program receive access to the CMA Exam Support package. The package includes retired exam questions and a glossary of terms.
You should plan for about 150-170 hours of studying per part; 300 hours of studying in total. You can explore study material options.View All Tips View All Tips
Useful Study Materials
CMA Candidate Handbook
It's the go-to resource for all prospective CMA candidates. It provides you with information on the requirements for certification, registration and scheduling procedures, a list of financial ratios tested on the exam, and an explanation of the examination process.
Content Specifications Outline
We've outlined the practice areas candidates need to master to pass the CMA Exam.
Learning Outcome Statements
Consider this your syllabus. It will provide you with a line-by-line description of each section's specifics so you can easily keep track of what you still need to master.
The Final Step to Becoming Certified
Once you've passed your exams, there are just a few simple steps necessary to obtain your CMA certification: