Explore your Future
As an IMA Student member, you can learn about the accounting and financial management profession, explore your future career options, and build your résumé and professional network.
We offer Student members access to many IMA membership benefits at significantly reduced rates:
- IMA Student membership fee of $39 (regularly $220)
- Reduced CMA certification entrance and exam fees
- Opportunity for a scholarship to attend the IMA Annual Conference & Exposition
IMA Student membership is available to individuals who are:
- Enrolled in at least six (6) undergraduate or graduate credit hours, or the equivalent, per semester
Student membership can be held for a maximum of six (6) years.
Programs and Benefits
Scholarships & Awards
IMA sponsors a variety of scholarships to help offset the high cost of education.
Internships & Mentoring
IMA's Internship Connection program connects employers with students seeking internships and summer positions. There are also mentoring opportunities with established professional members, organized through IMA local councils and chapters.
Engage with other students, professionals, academics, and thought leaders at IMA student chapters at colleges and universities, local IMA chapters throughout the U.S., and the international LinkUp IMA social network.
Student Leadership Conference
This exclusive IMA event enables students to explore management accounting career options first-hand while networking with experienced professionals.
Publications and Educational Resources
- Strategic Finance magazine
- Campus Connection newsletter
- Webinars by industry experts
- McLeod Library, offering assistance with research and bibliographies
IMA Career Center
IMA helps job-seeking members find positions in accounting and finance with boards on LinkUp IMA and LinkedIn.
Begin the CMA (Certified Management Accountant) program while you are still in school and get a head start on earning this essential credential.
Exclusive offers are available from IMA partners such as FedEx, Avis, Budget, Geico, and others on a range of products and services.