CMA US® Program

Exam: The CMA® Program consists of a series of Two examinations (Part 1 and Part 2)

Exam Details: There are two parts of the exam. Each part is 3 hours long for 100 multiple choice questions, representing 75% of the exam score. The second section is essay writing representing the remaining 25%. You will be given 30 minutes for each of the two essays. Total testing duration is 4 hours.


The CMA qualification opens new doors for professionals globally, some of the roles that a CMA qualified professional can get are:

  • Staff Accountant
  • Senior Accountant
  • Finance Manager
  • Controller
  • Financial Analyst
  • Senior Accountant
  • Finance Manager
  • Controller
  • Vice President, Finance
  • Treasurer

Two Parts Covering 12 Competencies


How to Get Started?

  • Get enrolled in the CMA program: Enrol in the CMA program with the IMA USA and enjoy the membership benefits by automatically becoming a member of the IMA institute.
  • Register for the CMA exam
  • Plan properly to complete the certification requirements, become a CMA and submit your documents.

Requirements to Become a CMA:

  • An active institute of Management Accountants Membership.
  • Pass CMA Part 1 & 2 exams.
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited College/ University or a related professional certification.
  • Abide by IMS’s Statement of ethical professional practice.
  • Have two continuous years of professional experience in management accounting or financial management

CMA Program Fees:

For a professional, the CMA entrance fees which are non-refundable is $250 and the exam fees are $415 per part

Likewise, for a student or academic member, the non-refundable CMA entrance fees is $188 and the exam fees per part are $311.

First, pay the CMA entrance fees, then one has to complete the CMA program within three years from the date of registration or any passed part will expire. later, the entrance fees need to be pay again.

CMA Exam Results:

Once you have given you exams, you receive the exam results. it takes approximately six weeks from the end of the month in which you have given the exam. Later the candidate receives mail of exam results. and them posted in her MyIMA transcript.