Certified Management Accountant

The Certified Management Accountant (CMA) is the globally recognized, advanced-level credential for accountants and financial professionals. The skills you gain from attaining the CMA will catapult your career to new heights!



  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university

  • Or hold a professional certification. For a list of approved certifications, contact our team

  • If there is no Bachelor’s degree, professional certification or experience, you can sit for the exams and fulfill educational and experience requirements within 7 years of passing


  • Requires two years of experience in management accounting and/or financial management

  • This requirement may be completed prior to or within 7 years of passing the exam

  • Or continuous part-time positions of 20 hours per week*


  • Achieve a minimum score of 360 (on a scale of 0 to 500) on the two-part exam administered by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)

  • Be prepared to take the exams in English

Earn the Credential

  • Active membership in the Institute of Management Accountants

  • Pay the CMA Entrance Fee

  • Satisfy the Education Qualification

  • Satisfy the Experience Qualification

  • Complete all required examination parts

  • Comply with the IMA Statement of Ethical Professional Practice

Find out if you meet these requirements.

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Why Morgan Partnered With Wiley

Reliable Study Materials: Access the best CMA Exam Prep by Wiley CMA, a Strategic Partner with the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).

Strong industry links: Wiley knows the financial, business and accounting professions inside out, and has trained thousands over the years.

No surprises on exam day: The Wiley CMAexcel Learning System is the full study solution with the most current Learning Outcome Statements (LOSs) and Content Specification Outlines (CSOs) of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA®), Predictive Scoring, Adaptive Review and thousands of Practice Questions. 

Chosen by the world’s best: Wiley CMAexcel’s global network of partners and Approved Providers includes Fortune 500 companies, top trainers, and prestigious universities. 

Unlimited Access: Unlimited access and free online updates with all course packages until you pass the CMA exam.

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Exam Overview

To earn the CFA® Charter, you need to pass all three exam levels (Level I, Level II and Level III). Each of these exams focuses on different topics going from basic knowledge of investment tools, analysis with application of investment tools to concepts of analytic methods and much more. Find out more about each exam level and their key topics

Part I

Financial Planning, Performance & Analytics

Duration: 4 hours 

Format: computer-based testing, 100 multiple choice questions and two 30-minute essay questions

Testing Windows:

  • January - February

  • May - June

  • September - October

Topic Weights:

  • 15% Cost Management

  • 15% Internal Controls

  • 15% Technology and Analytics

  • 15% External Financial Reporting Decisions

  • 20% Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting

  • 20% Performance Management

Part II

Strategic Financial Management

Duration: 4 hours

Format: computer-based testing, 100 multiple choice questions and two 30-minute essay questions

Testing Windows:

  • January - February

  • May - June

  • September - October

Topic Weights:

  • 10% Risk Management

  • 10% Investment Decisions

  • 15% Professional Ethics

  • 20% Financial Statement Analysis

  • 20% Corporate Finance

  • 25% Decision Analysis

All Study Formats Are Available

Start your CMA prep journey with training courses and resources designed by experts to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of your studies.

Discover available study formats and packages!

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Live In-Person Classes

Your ultimate real-life classroom experience, combining benefits of instructor-led classes with interactive feedback, the Morgan Promise and support all the way.

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Live Online Courses

Designed for busy professionals in mind, this format is ideal if you cannot attend classes but need the structured schedule and support that a live class provides.

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Self-Study Packages

Prepare at your own pace and convenience with our industry-leading tools and resources.

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Standalone Resources

As you prep for exam day, you may be looking for extra opportunities to review the content and hone your test skills with proven study products.

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