IMA Launches New IMA Accounting Honor Society IAHS

Marc Gerrone
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Kristy Skowronski
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MONTVALE, N.J., March 2, 2015
IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, launched today the IMA Accounting Honor Society (IAHS), designed to recognize and honor academic achievement in the study of accounting. Students can visit the brand new IAHS website to join. Visit to learn more. 

IAHS membership is available to all students who meet the eligibility criteria: 

•    Attend an accredited college or university
•    Be a declared Accounting, Finance, or IT major
•    Have taken a minimum of three accounting courses 
•    Be enrolled in junior year or later in an undergraduate program, or a graduate or Ph.D. program
•    Have an overall and accounting GPA of 3.0 
•    Provide a transcript as proof of eligibility 
•    Pay a one-time fee of $50 for lifetime membership

As part of IAHS benefits, members receive a Certificate of Recognition, a graduation cord, digital badge recognition, access to a members-only LinkedIn group, and more. 

“In today’s competitive job market, students need a point of differentiation as they begin their career journey,” said Raef Lawson, IMA vice president of research and policy and professor-in-residence.”IMA is excited to recognize outstanding students for their achievement by creating a society of career-minded professionals.” 

About IMA Accounting Honor Society (IAHS)

The IMA Accounting Honor Society recognizes and honors students for their academic achievement in the study of accounting and meet other specific eligibility criteria. IAHS is supported by a Corporate Advisory Board comprised of influential leaders from the business and education community. For more information about IAHS, please visit

About IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants)
IMA®, the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, is one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession. Globally, IMA supports the profession through research, the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) program, continuing education, networking and advocacy of the highest ethical business practices. IMA has a global network of more than 75,000 members in 140 countries and 300 professional and student chapters. Headquartered in Montvale, N.J., USA, IMA provides localized services through its four global regions: The Americas, Asia/Pacific, Europe and Middle East/Africa. For more information about IMA, please visit

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