Last week I received a question “how long does it take to become a CMA” in one popular accountant forum. You can earn Certified management accountant (CMA) degree is 12 months or by studying through a 3 year course. Likethe CPA profession, your job centers around finance and money management.
In CMA you are specialized accountant for the management processes. Most accounting students do not know how to become CMA. Now a days there is plenty of courses available to join but more education programs have less ability to earn more.
How Long Does It Take To Become A CMA Certified for Free?
Generally CMA education is not free. You need to pay the examination fees and must follow some other important procedures. CMA degree is completely accounting specified targeting management analytics. CMA professionals are hired by multinational companies for their business operations.
You can find CMA degree holder in any small companies. From this we can understand the importance of CMA certification. As before said you can earn CMA certification on 2 methods. It depends based on which country you are belonged.
Some countries have their own CMA course structure, so students can directly join 3 years course after completing their school studies. Another way accounting professionals earn CMA certification is by attending examination after 12 months period.
How To Become A CMA Without Going To School?
CMA education is possible through more ways now a days. You can become CMA without going to any school. Here I will explain how it performed? For gaining CMA certification you must be a member in IMA. You can see lot of accounting and finance professionals invest for IMA membership.
A international standard accounting membership is also known as IMA. It is the important source for your professional carrier. You can take advantage from this membership by accessing lot of tools, upto date information and connecting world class peer networks for improving your professional ability. If you already a member in IMA you can follow below steps.
- You can enter in to CMA program.
- Be remember, you must hold a bachelor’s degree from accredited university/college. If you not having any bachelor degree you must carry any professional certification for entering CMA program.
- After that you must have 2 years of professional experience in management accounting and finance management.
- Once above requirements are fulfilled you can complete and pass CMA part 1 exam and Part 2 examinations.
How to Well Prepare CMA Education for Higher Pass rate Become CMA?
Any type of certification programs we can use online is the important source. I assume you already know about CPA review programs available for discounted price in the web. Similarly you can join any online CMA education programs nearby your area. Now the Google is advanced, you can find best CMA training programs in your city. Also you can use local search engines make easy this job. Joining this type of CMA certification programs helps you trained in risk free way. Because in training centers you can get lot of study materials, CMA questions models and more.
Originally posted 2016-04-20 08:32:35.