The CGMA designation is open to anyone interested in business, finance and accounting who aspires to be a strategic leader and commits to the highest ethical standards. 

There are two pathways to becoming a CGMA designation holder, each with education, experience and assessments designed to build on your existing knowledge and career achievements:

  • If you live in North America, Central America or South America:


  • If you live in Europe, the Middle East, Asia/Pacific or Africa:

Current CIMA members
automatically qualify for the CGMA designation and current AICPA voting members have an expedited pathway to obtain the CGMA designation.  AICPA members who have never held a CPA license must enter through the North America pathway above. 

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