Eligibility Archives - Chartered Marketer Program

Do marketing courses from organizations offering online courses count towards the course requirements?

The prerequisite courses need to be from an accredited educational institution. CMA Certificate courses would also count.

I currently work and live outside of Canada. Am I eligible to apply?

In order to be eligible for this program, you need to be currently working in a marketing-focused role within Canada (with at least 1 year of Canadian work experience).  

I am a Chartered Marketer in the UK- does the CMA recognize this qualification?

We do not currently have an equivalency setup between CIM in the UK and the CMA for Chartered Marketer. Our program is specifically for marketers in Canada (one of the

I have completed my studies internationally. Can this count towards the eligibility requirements?

Yes- if you have a course-by-course WES credential evaluation that shows you have completed course requirements. Please see more information here: https://www.wes.org/about-wes-credential-evaluation/

I have significant experience in the marketing industry. Is this designation still for me?

If you have significant leadership experience in the marketing field, and you are a CMA member, you might be better suited to our Executive Advanced Standing pathway. Please click here

What kind of work experience do I need to be eligible?

At least one year of Canadian work experience that is focused in marketing

I took marketing courses as part of my undergraduate degree. Does this count towards the requirements?

Yes- if you have taken two marketing courses as part of your education, and they are from an accredited institution, you are eligible to apply- click here to see full


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