Everything about the CMA® exam
Part I: focuses on the tools and concepts relating to Financial Planning, Performance, and Control.
|Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting||20%|
|External Financial Reporting Decisions||15%|
|Technology and Analytics||15%|
Part II: focuses on Financial Decision-Making
|Financial Statement Analysis||20%|
Exam FormatThe CMA certification is a computer-based exam, and is offered only in English at Prometric Testing Centers located throughout the world. The CMA exam can be taken in any order.
100 questions MCQ
For each part, you will have 3 hours to complete the multiple choice section and one hour to complete the two essays. Once you complete the multiple choice section you cannot go back. You must answer at least 50% of the MCQs correctly in order to move on to the essay section. CMA exams are offered during the following testing windows: • January et February • May and June • September and October
Scoring and resultsThe raw score is converted to a uniform scoring system of 0 – 500, and 360 being the passing mark for Part 1 and 2. Approximately six weeks from the end of the month in which you’ve taken your test, you will receive by email your official exam result. You will also receive a Performance Reports approximately 14 days after exam results. Candidates who do not pass the exam will receive a report that indicates their performance on the exam.
CalculatorElectronic calculators with basic functions –addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, square root, and percentage are allowed during the exam. The calculator must not be programmable and must not use any type of tape. Candidates can also use the Texas Instrument’s BA II Plus, HewlettPackard 10BII, HP 12c, or HP 12c Platinum calculators when taking the exams.
Texas Instruments BA II Plus including the BA II Plus Professional
Hewlett Packard 12C including the HP 12C Platinum
Official Pass Rate