The CMA exam requirements are pretty simple: a bachelor degree in any discipline.
It’s good enough for most candidates in the US, but in places where university degrees are less prevalent, IMA offers exemption and partial recognition of the local professional qualifications.
Here is a list for major countries for your reference. Please refer to the complete list in the link at the bottom of this post.
Holders of these certificationa either don’t require a bachelor degree to take the CMA exam, or have alternate paths to meet the education requirement:
There are also approved certifications from Bangladesh, China, France, Ireland, Japan, Scotland, Switzerland, Sri Lanka, Switzerland and Taiwan. Please refer to the link below for details.
No, not that I know of. Since there are only two parts in the current version of the CMA exam, it is hard to expect waivers.
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