Management Accounting Professional Certification

Obtaining the CMA Certification prepares you for a gainful career in finance and accounting. According to the IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) 2020 U.S. Salary Survey, the median base salary for Management Accounting Professionals in 2019 was $100,000 and those with a professional certification earned 36% higher median total.

Delivered in an online format, this two-part series prepares you for the Certified Management Accounting (CMA) exams. You don’t need to take Part 1 before Part 2, however, you will need to complete and pass both parts to become a CMA Professional.

To earn the CMA, you'll need to meet the following requirements:

  • Hold an active IMA membership
  • Complete and pass Parts 1 and 2 of the CMA Exam.
  • Hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university or a related professional certification.
  • Abide by IMA's Statement of Ethical Professional Practice.
  • Have two continuous years of professional experience in management accounting or financial management. (See Institute of Management Accounting (IMA).

Visit for more information about the program and requirements for enrolling. You’ll receive personalized instruction in an online format from an accredited institution.


COURSE FEE: $1,575
Prerequisite: (IMA) Institute of Management Accounting

This course explores the concepts of financial planning, budgeting and forecasting, performance management, cost management, internal control and professional ethics for maximized performance and control. This is a test preparation course for the first part of the two-part Certified Management Accounting Certification. Website: All course materials are included.


COURSE FEE: $1,575
(IMA) Institute of Management Accounting

This course examines critical financial decision-making strategies, including financial statement analysis, corporate finance, decision analysis, and risk management and investment decisions. This is a test preparation course for the second part of the Certified Management Accounting Certification. Website: All course materials are included.

To register, complete the attached form and email it to

For more information, please contact the Manager of Professional Development, Aubrey Flanagan, at or 908-526-1200 x8529.


About Your Instructor

Reginald Clyne holds a bachelor's degree in business majoring in accounting and an MBA in finance and is a Certified Management Accountant who currently serves as a Group Plant Controller for a privately held medical supplies manufacturer. He has been in that role for just under two years. Prior to his current role, Reginald was a Plant Controller for a heavy equipment manufacturer for 5 years as well as the finance director of a US logistics company. Reginald has been in the profession for over 25 years and has been teaching on a part-time basis for more than 15 years. He teaches both undergraduate and graduate-level finance and accounting courses and resides in Wisconsin with his family, a beagle dog, his wife, teenage son and preteen daughter. They do keep his hands quite full.