Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) Exam Preparation and Practice Resources
The CIA exam is a self-study exam and does not require a prescribed curriculum. Candidates may choose their own method of preparing or practicing for the exam.
The IIA’s CIA Learning System – Now Aligned with the new IPPF
The IIA’s CIA Learning System teaches the entire global CIA exam syllabus in a mobile format for flexible study time. In addition, online and in-person courses taught by CIA experts are available. Group pricing and packages are offered. Learn more.
CIA Review Manuals and Software
Various CIA exam review manuals and software programs are available and may be ordered through the IIA Bookstore (powered by the Internal Audit Foundation).
CIA Review Courses
The IIA and a variety of independent third parties offer CIA exam review courses.
Sample CIA Exam Questions
The IIA provides a limited number of sample CIA exam questions (with answers) to give candidates an understanding of the types of questions that typically appear on the exam.
NOTE: Inclusion of a review course on The IIA's website does not imply endorsement. The IIA is not responsible for errors or inaccurate information included in this listing. The data is claimed to be accurate as reported by the providers.
How Does the Updated IPPF and Standards Effect the CIA Exams?
NEW! Official IIA Glossary
The IIA Glossary comprises internal audit terminology extracted from our official sources: the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF); Internal Auditing: Assurance & Advisory Services, 4th Edition (Textbook); and Sawyer's Internal Auditing, 7th Edition.