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Certified Internal Auditor 

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NEW CIA Exam Now Available.

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.

And, the NEW CIA exam, which is now available in English, French, German, Spanish and Turkish, is more updated, aligned, and focused than ever. With additional languages released throughout 2019 and into early 2020, 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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