Costs & Time Investment

Costs CMA review course

The costs for CMA Part 1 and CMA Part 2 at the VU are listed below (no VAT and including the Gleim CMA Review book).

2nd semesterCMA Part 1: Financial Planning, Performance and Analytics€1,500*
1st semesterCMA Part 2: Strategic Financial Management€1,500*

*Prices are subject to change.

Costs literature

We use the Gleim CMA review books during this course. Each book (part 1 and part 2) costs €150 and these costs are included in the tuition fee. The review books will be given to the candidates during the first class in September or January.

Furthermore, two additional textbooks are recommended to use. These can be bought at the VU Bookstore and are approximately €75 each.

Costs IMA

Apart from the costs for the CMA Review Course at the VU, candidates should take the IMA fees into account.

IMA Membership (including one-time registration fee of $15)$245*
CMA Entrance Fee
Exam fee CMA Part 1
Exam fee CMA Part 2
*Prices are subject to change

IMA payments require a credit card.

Time Investment

Lectures will be held on Monday evenings from 18:45-21:15. Each part takes up 15 weeks with 2,5 hours of lecture each week. Depending on previous education and work experience, self study will take up between 5 to 7,5 hours a week. In addition to regular weekly studies, most candidates need up to 50 hours of study to prepare for each exam.