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​Which Key Will Unlock Your Door to Opportunity?

The IIA has awarded more than 130,000 certifications globally and those recipients are taking advantage of many of these great benefits of certification:

  • Career advancement and growth opportunities
  • Increased earning potential by as much as 40%*
  • Demonstrated commitment to the profession
  • Enhanced skills and knowledge
  • Greater credibility and respect in the field

Explore the keys below to see which one will unlock your door to opportunity.


* According to The IIA’s 2012 Internal Audit Compensation Study (Study), the median salary of auditors who hold their CIA designation is as much as 40 percent higher than peers without the credential.