Prove Credibility & Proficiency
As the only globally recognized internal audit certification, becoming a Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) is the optimum way to communicate knowledge, skills, and competencies to effectively carry out professional responsibilities for any internal audit, anywhere in the world.
The CIA Exam was updated in 2019 and is now available in 13 languages. With additional languages to be released in 2021, this is the perfect time to take a fresh look at CIA.
Adding the CIA credential to your resume, LinkedIn profile, and business card will help you stand out and demonstrate you are:
- A credible and trusted internal auditor.
- A true expert who understands and can apply the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
- A stronger, more competent professional who is knowledgeable in organizational governance.
- Committed to the profession of internal auditing and equipped for career-advancing opportunities.
- Differentiated from your peers.
Plus, CIAs earn an average of $38,000 more annually than those without a certification.* Join the over 160,000 CIAs in 170+ countries awarded the designation that adds immeasurable distinction with only three letters.
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Resources to Help Get You Started
Want to learn more? This brochure explores the many benefits of becoming a CIA, outlines each of the three parts of the CIA exam, and explains the certification process and requirements in detail. Download now in Arabic, English, French, Spanish, and Turkish.
Certification Q&A Session
Prospective and current IIA certification candidates, join us for an informal 30-minute webinar! A certification expert will be available to answer your questions about certification programs, CCMS, and more. Register for the Certification Q&A Webinar to hear from The IIA Certification team and learn from your peers on study methods to prepare for IIA exams*.
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*IIA exams are non-disclosed, which means that current exam questions and answers will not be published or divulged.
Online Testing Now Available
To support the continued professional development of CIA and CRMA candidates around the world and in response to test center closures, The IIA now offering online testing. Watch this video for more information.
*According to The IIA’s 2017 Internal Audit Compensation Study (based on U.S. responses).