Why Become Certified?

There are many reasons to earn an official IIA certification designation. Whether it's the hall mark designation of internal audit- the Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) designation- or one of our four speciality industry certifications, obtaining a certification is professionalism defined.

Becoming certified will:

· Help you earn credibility and respect in your field.

· Open more opportunities for advancement.

· Increase your earning potential by as much as 51%.*

· Prove your willingness to invest in your own development.

· Demonstrate your commitment to your profession.

· Improve your internal audit skills and knowledge.

· Build confidence in your knowledge of the profession.

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

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Certification

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Certification

Make the Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) designation be your master key to success. Demonstrate your competency and professionalism in the internal audit field with the CIA — the premier global internal audit certification.


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For CIA practice tests please visit the IIA Global website by clicking here

Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)

Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)

The Certification in Risk Management Assurance® (CRMA®) is designed for internal auditors and risk management professionals with responsibility for and experience in providing risk assurance, governance processes, quality assurance, or control self-assessment.


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Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL)

Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL)


If you are aspiring to be a leader in your organization or looking to add credibility to your current leadership role with stakeholders and peers, the Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership™ (QIAL™) will help you build and enhance skills to further establish your credibility as a leader of the future.

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BEAC Certifications, Certifications for Environmental, Health & Safety Auditors

BEAC Certifications, Certifications for Environmental, Health & Safety Auditors

The Board of Environmental Health & Safety Auditor Certifications® (BEAC®) is an independent, nonprofit corporation established in 1997 to issue professional certifications relating to environmental, health, and safety auditing, and other scientific fields.



*According to The IIA’s 2014 Internal Audit Compensation Study, the average salary of internal auditors who hold one or more certifications is 30 percent higher than that of peers with no certifications (based on U.S. responses).