The CMA® credential is your key to greater career potential. Pursue the CMA and demonstrate your mastery of the critical accounting and financial management skills needed on the job today. CMAs earn the credential through work experience, a rigorous two-part exam, and continuing education.

Cost Effective CPE

The New York Chapter offers cost effective CPE for CMAs and CFMs. Typically, the Chapter offers one CPE at our technical dinner meetings and three CPE at our professional development seminars. Our costs are relatively low for meetings. At dinner meetings in addition to CPE, you get a dinner at a restaurant, fellowship with other IMA members and an interesting speaker.

CMA/CFM Recognition Night

Each year, the New York Chapter has a CMA/CFM recognition night where we recognize people for achieving this certification and they receive an IMA CMA/CFM pin that they can proudly wear to all IMA meetings.Qualifications for receiving a pin:

  • Have not received one before
  • Earned the CMA/CFM
  • Are a member of the New York Chapter
  • RSVP ahead of time
  • Attend the meeting

Certification Study Tips

IMA NYC has  taken a number of certification and securities industry exams and  developed our own method of studying that works for most. Course takers might find other methods that work better as well. These study tips are nothing unique but it may be useful to read how most  approach the  studying process. Please see the attached study tips.

Gleim Discount on Study Materials

One of the benefits of being a member of the New York Chapter is that you can receive discounts from Gleim for CMA study materials and for Gleim CPE (including the new ethics course).

To obtain the chapter discount, chapter members must contact Melissa Leonard directly. There are three ways to place an order:

NYT School of Management

The NYIT School of Management offers a CMA review course. Please see the link below (once you get to the website, scroll down until you see “Management Accounting” and select that and the program is described on the next page.) The main building of the Manhattan Campus is at 1855 Broadway, just north of Columbus Circle.

CMA Prep at the Lincoln Center Campus

Set Yourself Apart From Your Peers: Become a CMA You can distinguish yourself from your colleagues in accounting and finance by becoming a certified management accountant. By joining the more-than 30,000 CMAs working in organizations around the globe, you’ll increase your potential to earn more money, maintain better job security, and advance in your career.

Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies offers CMA exam preparation, delivered in two convenient courses that mirror the two parts of the exam:|
Part 1: Financial Planning, Performance, and Control
Part 2: Statistical Decision Making

Build Knowledge, Strengthen Your Skill

While the primary focus of this course is to prepare students for the CMA exam, the course is also an excellent professional development tool that will enhance your skills in accounting, finance, and business management

Our high-energy instructor is an expert in the field and eager to introduce her professional contacts, who will help illuminate key points and provide networking opportunities

Learn more at


PART 1: July 19 to August 23 PART 2: November 8 to January 3

For questions about registration, please contact Jian Xiao at or call 212-636-7333. Lincoln Center Campus 113 W. 60th St. New York, NY 10023