FMAA™ (Financial and Managerial Accounting Associate)

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The FMAA: 1 exam covering 5 key competencies

The FMAA is a 2-hour computer based exam with 80 multiple choice questions.

An overview of competencies for the FMAA certification

*You can take the exam at Prometric testing centers around the world.

How much is the FMAA?

Registration is open for the September 2024 English and Arabic exam windows.
Exam Price: $299

Certified FMAAs will need to pay a $49 annual renewal fee and earn 15 CPE credits per year.

Count on IMA to help you succeed

The FMAA is offered by IMA, a trusted global association for financial and managerial accounting professionals.

Become part of a network of about 140,000 global professionals.

Be certified by a globally recognized organization that is one of the largest and most respected associations in accounting and finance.

Pursue a cost effective and manageable certification to help you get a head start in your career.


  • Pass the FMAA exam.
  • There are no membership or education requirements for FMAA certification.

For further details, please refer to the FMAA Handbook.

There are a variety of resources to help candidates prepare for the exam. In addition to the Content Specification Outlines (CSO) and detailed Learning Outcome Statements (LOS), there is a reading list that directs candidates to publications containing in-depth information on specific content areas. Also, upon entry into the FMAA program, candidates have access to the exam support package. Preparation plans should be individualized based on the candidate’s education, experience, and preferred learning style. Candidates should determine the appropriate mix of available resources that will best help them master the body of knowledge described in the CSO and LOS.

Exams are administered through the worldwide network of Prometric Testing Centers and are available in accordance with local customs. There are many locations throughout the U.S. and internationally. To locate a test center, please visit

IMA Customer Service – Phone: 800-638-4427 or 201-573-9000; or email:
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