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Flexible Financing Options for CMA Review: Study Now, Pay Later

flexible financing for cma review

Earning your CMA with Gleim has never been more affordable. Gleim is proud to now offer flexible financing options for CMA Review from , so it’s easier than ever to build your career and find your dream job. We analyzed the costs and benefits to share how you can make exam prep financing work for you!

The Benefits of the CMA

Accountants with the CMA certification earn 28% more in total compensation on average than their non-certified peer. That works out to an increase of more than $20,000 per year for CMAs in most countries according to the IMA’s annual salary survey, but the CMA is so much more than a larger payday.

Most CMAs also report their certification opens the door to more career opportunities, as well as higher job-satisfaction. The benefits are real, and that is what makes this such a valuable certification.

How Much Does the CMA Exam Cost?

Earning your CMA is an investment of time and money. You have to meet certain requirements for education and work experience and, in addition to the specialized knowledge required to pass the CMA exam, there is an up-front financial burden.

  1. You must first become an IMA member. First-time members must pay a one-time $15 application processing fee along with the membership fee which ranges from $39 to $230 depending on the type of membership.
  2. IMA members then become CMA candidates by enrolling in the CMA program. The entrance fee for the program differs by type of IMA membership and ranges from $188 to $250.
  3. After enrolling in the CMA program, CMA candidates can register for CMA exam parts individually. CMA exam fees also differ by type of IMA membership and range from $311 to $415 per part.

If you take the CMA exam in 2017, you can expect to pay upward of $1,000 in required fees, plus the purchase of an exam prep program to prepare quickly and help ensure you pass both parts of the CMA exam on your first attempt.

That’s Where Gleim CMA Comes In

Gleim CMA Exam Prep is the most widely used CMA review course, having trained more CMA candidates than any other course on the market. We’re #1 because our value is unmatched. Inside Gleim CMA Review you’ll find:

  • Gleim Instruct Video Series – Over 40 hours of comprehensive instructional videos.
  • Access Until You Pass® – No-hassle guarantee ensuring updated materials while you study.
  • Largest Test Bank of Exam Questions – Questions delivered in our authentic exam day emulation software.
  • And much more!

Our course is designed to fully prepare you for the CMA exam as quickly as possible because your time is valuable, and it full mirrors the Prometric testing environment so you will feel comfortable on exam day.

Try it free before you buy.

Flexible Financing Options for CMA Review

Here are the details about our new flexible financing options for CMA prep from.

  • Payments can be made in 3, 6, or 12 months. Learn more.
  • Quick and easy: Enter a few pieces of information for a real-time decision. Checking your eligibility won’t affect your credit score.
  • No hidden fees: Know exactly what you’ll owe before you commit. There are no hidden costs and no surprises.

We’re the first major review provider to lower the barrier-to-entry of the CMA by offering financing, because we believe everyone should have access to the tools they need to move forward in their careers.

Invest in Your Future

It is easier than ever to begin your CMA exam journey with our new financing options. The earlier you earn your CMA, the sooner you can begin accruing salary and other benefits. Your future shouldn’t have to wait. Buy now and pay later with Gleim CMA Exam Prep and Affirm! We think you’ll like your ROI.


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