Whether you are seeking a promotion, exploring a position outside your organization, or simply pursuing professional development opportunities to help you tackle increasingly complex responsibilities while preparing for future challenges, an IIA certification can:
- Increase your earning potential by up to 40 percent.**
- Help you gain credibility and respect in the field.
- Enhance your skills and knowledge.
- Demonstrate your commitment to the profession.
**According to The IIA’s 2015 Internal Audit Compensation Study, the average salary of internal auditors who hold one or more certifications is 35 percent higher than that of peers with no certifications (based on U.S. responses).
Six Steps to Certification
If you need help getting started, refer to the six steps to certification an internal auditor should review when making the decision to become certified in the profession.
Access CCMS and visit the the Complete a Form section to begin the CGAP application process.