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Do I need to purchase textbooks for any of the courses?

All of our courses are offered 100% online so you do not need to purchase any additional materials

What is the prep course and why do I need to take it?

The prep course is a self-paced course that helps level-set your knowledge ahead of the rest of the program. You will go through 6 modules, all with multiple-choice quizzes, and

How many courses do I need to take to obtain the CM designation?

The program is comprised of 6 courses- the prep course, three applied marketing core courses, one specialization elective course, and the summit course.

What is the next step after I have been approved?

Once your application has been finalized, you will be sent registration details for the prep course.

How much does it cost?

The non-refundable application fee is $200 + tax.

Where can I find the application form?

You can submit an application request here where you will be able to download the form.

How long does the application/approval process take?

Once you submit an application form and payment, we will review your eligibility and contact you within 24-48 hours with a decision on your application.

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


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