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Certified Internal Auditor 

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Demonstrate Their Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies

NEW CIA Exam Now Available.

Having a team with Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) after their names demonstrates to stakeholders that your internal audit department is aligned and possesses the latest knowledge, skills, and competencies to effectively carry out the professional responsibilities to conduct any internal audit, anywhere.

With CIA in their titles, your team members prove they are credible, competent, and committed to helping your organization improve its culture and enhance critical processes.

A CIA certified team is...:

  • Made up of stronger, more competent professionals.
  • Comprised of credible and trusted internal auditors.
  • Equipped to evolve with unexpected challenges.
  • Essential to the organization’s success.
  • A valuable source of sound candidates for succession planning.

Prove their credibility and proficiency.



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Latest Certification News Certification Spotlight

New CCMS Launched

CCMS Unavailable: 8–15 MarchThe IIA launched the new Certification Candidate Management System (CCMS) on 23 March 2020 after completing an extensive process to enhance the customer experience. CCMS is now fully operational and available for all certifications-related activities.

Learn about CCMS improvements.

Meet CIA Eric Greene

Eric GreeneThough not an internal auditor, as director of financial reporting at ZAGG, Eric Greene knows earning the CIA provides a foundation of ethics while also demonstrating character and applicable knowledge and skills to show trust.

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*According to The IIA’s 2017 Internal Audit Compensation Study (based on U.S. responses).​​