Earn your CGMA

Accelerate your Career with Niagara University and the Chartered Global Management Accounting (CGMA) Designation 

Since 1856 Niagara University has been providing quality university education to students from around the world.  

Niagara University's College of Business's MBA in Professional Accountancy can help you accelerate your career in accounting, finance or any other business leadership field. 

Through a relationship with the AICPA and the CIMA, completing Niagara University's MBA in Professional Accountancy, allows you to write the two professional CGMA exams required to qualify for the CGMA designation while attending the college.   

More importantly, your business or professional experience, may be used towards the required 36 months of professional experience required to be awarded the CGMA designation.

Five Reasons Why You Should Aspire to Earn the CGMA Designation at Niagara University?

  • The CGMA designation recognizes your commitment to becoming a business professional.
  • You will become an alumnus of a College of Business that is internationally recognized by the AACSB and your peers.
  • You will become a member of a group of over 130,000 management accounting professionals worldwide and 50,000 in North America.
  • As a Niagara University MBA candidate you will have access to professionally qualified accounting professionals that will guide you along your path to the CGMA.
  • Along with your previous business professional experience, the CGMA will give you the competitive advantage to accelerate your professional career. 

Quick Facts About the CGMA Designation

  • CGMA’s are represented in 96% of FTSE top 100 companies in 2016.
  • 91 of the Fortune 100 and 95 of the world’s top 100 brands choose CGMA designation holders.*
    *Interbrand/Fortune/CIMA, 2013
  • By 2020 the median pay for accountants of all designations will be $70,000 (BLS).

MBA in Professional Accountancy