Contact Cathy Duffy, Ed.D., Associate Professor
Phone: (802) 865-8445
For students who plan to apply their critical accounting and financial skills to commerce and industry early in their careers, pursuing a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation may be a good option.
To become a CMA, you must:
Students who major or minor in Accounting at Champlain College will get the preparation they need to sit for the CMA exams, which can be passed while still in school.
The exam is in two parts, which focus the student's attention on advanced accounting and financial management skills pertinent to today's workplace.Part 1 addresses the student's preparation in Financial Planning, Performance, and Control.Part 2 covers skills related to financial decision making.
By preparing for and achieving the CMA designation, you will:
Membership in the Institute of Management AccountantsThe Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) has a number of competitive scholarships that allow students to study for and take the exam at no cost. Student memberships in the IMA are a low-cost way for students to keep abreast of changes to the exams and the certification process.
Champlain College currently has faculty members with the CMA designation who are eager to help students plan out their course selection in order to prepare for these exams.