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Drive Your Career Forward

Earning a professional internal audit credential is a critical step to being distinguished from your peers and will:

  • Sharpen skills and proficiencies.
  • Enhance credibility and respect.
  • Increase advancement and earning potential.
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment.

Wherever your journey takes you, there’s an IIA credential that moves you faster through your internal audit career roadmap.

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

As The IIA’s premier designation for more than 40 years, the CIA sets the standard for excellence within the profession. Earning the CIA is an important step toward demonstrating your core internal audit skills and knowledge.

The CIA exam is changing in January 2019. Learn more.




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CIA Exam Updates Coming January 2019

2019 CIA Exam Updates ComingTo ensure the exam’s content remains current and valid, the CIA underwent a job analysis study. Results of the study confirmed the need to revise the exam syllabi to reflect the evolution of the internal audit profession worldwide. The updated exam will be released in January 2019.

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CIA Spotlight: The Journey or the Destination?

Jason Sookram, CIA​When Jason Sookram, CIA decided to pursue the Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) designation he had one thing in mind, a promotion. However, preparing for and earning his CIA gave him something far more important.

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