Brief Information on CMA USA

The Certified Management Accountant designation ranks as a fast-growing credential around the world. In the corporate accounting world, CMA status is considered one of the highest forms of professional certification. Stable commitment of time, academic study and real-world experience will help you in becoming a Certified Management Accountant. 

Let’s explore key points of the course:

Certified Management Accountant is a globally recognized professional program in Finance promoted by Institute of Management Accountants (IMA),USA ( IMA is an independent body established in 1919.  

 Highlights of CMA, USA program:

    a) Only Two papers to qualify and can be completed within the duration of eight months to one year

    b) Online Exams with no negative marks 

    c) 75%Objective Type Questions and 25%Subjective 

    d) Global passing rate of around 45% to 50%

    e) Recognition across the globe 

    f) Employment opportunities globally 

 The eligibility criteria to pursue CMA USA are as follows:

  • a) Any graduates or students pursuing graduation or completed graduation who aspire to venture in to leading MNCs as professionals can pursue CMA program.
  • b) Working professionals who aspire to enhance career growth with professional qualifications.
  • c) Finance professionals who aspire to have international professional qualification. 


 Lets have a brief understanding of the course:

The complete course is divided into two parts as mentioned below with six topics under each part. 

Part One: Financial Reporting, Planning, Performance and Control

·         External Financial Reporting Decisions

·         Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting

·         Performance Management

·         Cost Management

·         Internal Controls

.         Technology and Analytics

  Part Two: Financial Decision Making

·         Financial Statement Analysis

·         Corporate Finance

·         Decision Analysis

.         Risk Management

·         Investment Decisions

·         Professional Ethics 


Each part has one online exam of four hours with questions asked from all the six topics. The pattern of the exam would be 100 Multiple choice questions and 2 simulation /essay questions. The mode of exam is online. Multiple choice questions will have options and for simulation questions, an average between 8 and 12 sub questions would be asked for which the candidate has to type the answer as per requirement. The best part of the exam is there is no negative marking.

The exams are held three times in a year during the below months that are called exam windows

Jan-Feb Window

May-June Window

Sep-Oct Window

The candidate has to schedule the exam during the above mentioned exam windows at a prometric testing centre. There are around 11 testing centres available in India. 

The candidate to qualify the exam has to score minimum 360 Marks out of 500 in each part, nearly 72%.

As the parts are independent parts and not levels, there is no specific restriction of going part wise. As per the interest and ease of the candidate, he/she is open to take up the exam of any part or both the parts during the exam window.

The results of the exam take minimum four to six weeks to be released.

Generally As per IMA, a candidate gets 3 years time from the date of applying for membership to qualify CMA USA both papers which means around nine attempts in which the candidate has to take minimum 1 attempt of any part within an year of registering with IMA.


CMA USA certification is can be received from IMA once the candidate completes the following process

  1. 1. Graduation
  2. 2. Qualify both the papers of CMA USA
  3. 3. Gain two years of experience in Finance and accounts profile 

(Note: The experience could be before taking up the CMA USA or post CMA)

  1. 4. Complete the CPE credits

Now as you are ready for taking up the course, the question comes of where to do the course. Known for its excellent CMA USA results, MyLogic is the one and only best option available where you can pursue the course with proper guidance and excellent teaching methodology  

    a) MyLogic Business Management School ( is a leading finance professional training institute with 15 years

successful training track record .MyLogic has its corporate office in Cochin and has 8 branches including leading metro cities like Bangalore, Chennai and Mumbai 

    b) MyLogic Business Management 

School is a platinum partner of IMA, USA 

     c)MyLogic have regular classes ( Monday- Friday) , Weekend Classes ( Sat- Sun) and Online live classes via WebEx platform and

      also has recently launched a premier online self learning platform keeping in view the changing trends of learning 

    d) Extensive hours of live classes under all models referred above help Logic attain 60% plus results consistently 

    e)MyLogic’s Alumini network helps students to get placed in leading corporate like HP,IBM,Catterpillar, Capgemini,E&Y,etc. 

Fee Structure for Complete Course with MyLogic coaching, Material and IMA fee:

Mode of Class

Weekday/Weekend Physical

Online live Classes + Recordings

Flexi learning (Video Classes)

MyLogic Coaching

80,000+ GST

75,000+ GST



Hock Excel Material &  Mock Exam Software


Membership Fee #


Exam Fee#



USD 485

USD 415 (per part)



USD 227

USD 311 (Per part)

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