When you're an accountant, your numbers matter. When you're a CMA, your insights do.

What is the CMA certification?

The CMA certification says you’ve stepped up and mastered the 12 most critical practice areas of management accounting. The routine tasks of accounting will become a thing of the past. And new strategic challenges will become a thing of the present.

Planning & Analysis

Risk Management &
Internal Controls

Performance Management

Technology & Analytics

Core Practice Areas
Year CMA History
75 %
CMAs who love their job*
73 %
CMA creates career opportunities*

*IMA's 2023 Global Salary Survey

It's time you looked at your career beyond the next several years. When you’re a CMA, you’ll have the freedom to choose from a wide range of business careers. Whether your ambition is to change the world or become a CFO, the CMA provides you with the kind of expertise to do more of what you want to be doing. And it won’t take long to advance to the next level. Most candidates complete the CMA program within 12-18 months.

Prepare for success

CMA course providers in Europe play an important role in helping candidates succeed on their exams. In addition to CMA testing centers, you will find highly respected course providers located across the region. They can help you on your CMA journey by reviewing critical finance and accounting concepts, breaking down exam questions and answers, and making your study time more focused and productive.

Eligible residents in the Netherlands can get up to €1,000 in STAP funding to support their CMA preparation. Learn more from Staan Finance Academy and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

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