What is CMA USA?

The Certified Management Accountant (CMA) is the highest level of certification in Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) USA. The US CMA course is globally recognized, advanced level credential appropriate for accountants and financial professionals in business.


For nearly 50 years, the CMA (Certified Management Accountant) certification has been the global benchmark for management accountants and financial professionals. Why?

Because CMAs can explain the “why” behind numbers, not just the “what”. And that can give you greater credibility, higher earning potential, and ultimately a seat at the leadership table.

What makes CMA USA standout?

Cost Effectiveness

Lower cost of less than INR 1.5 lakhs compared to other international qualifications

Credibility & Status

Once you earn the CMA, expect people to turn to you for answers to big questions.

Global Career Opportunities

The CMA certification is well recognized by all the MNCs, Big 4 audit firms, and other BFSI companies having offices in India.

High Earning Potential

In US, the median total compensation is 28% higher for CMAs over non certified peers. Globally, its 50% higher.


CMA course can be completed within 1 to 1.5 years and is considered to be on par with the Indian CMA by most employers.

Academic Advantage

International qualification, with high global average pass rates of 50%.

Who can join?

To enrol for the program, students can start as early as post 12th exams so that they get the membership as soon as degree and work experience gained.

Exam Structure

Two exams, Part 1 and Part 2

100 multiple-choice questions and two essay questions per each part.

Computer-based format and is offered at Prometric Testing Centers in all major cities in India.

Three testing windows, Jan/Feb, May/June, Sept/Oct.

What are the career opportunities after CMA USA?

Why choose CBS?