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Certified Internal Auditor 

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I am a Certified Internal Auditor.

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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 12 languages. With additional languages to be released throughout 2020 and into 2021, this is the perfect time to take a fresh look at CIA

As a matter of fact, earning a professional internal audit credential is a critical step to being distinguished from your peers and will:

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

Wherever your journey takes you, the CIA accelerates your success as a credible and proficient internal auditor. Join the over 160,000 CIAs in 170+ countries awarded the designation that adds immeasurable distinction with only three letters.

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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.

Online Testing 




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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).