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Certified Internal Auditor

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2018 CIA Syllabi Revisions

Drive With Higher Standards

As the only globally recognized internal audit certification, becoming a Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) is the optimum way to communicate understanding of the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, and how to apply them.

Adding the CIA credential to your resume, LinkedIn profile, and business card will help you stand out and demonstrate you are:

  • A true expert who understands and can apply the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
  • A stronger, more competent professional.
  • Equipped for career-advancing opportunities.
  • A credible and trusted internal auditor.
  • Differentiated from your peers.

CIAs earn on average $38,000 more annually than those without a certification,* so get started now.



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*According to The IIA’s 2017 Internal Audit Compensation Study (based on U.S. responses).