Based on the above logic, most candidates would have taken the
CMA when they are in college or right afterwards. Is this true? I don’t have
the statistics, but I bet that most people are actually taking the exam years
The average age of a US CPA candidate is around 29 years old.
CMA is a different qualification, but the background of candidates is very
Another reference point: IMA has a “Young Professional Award”
and the cut-off age is 33, more than 10 years after most people get their