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The Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Qualification


The Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) designation is the only globally accepted certification for internal auditors and remains the standard by which individuals demonstrate their competency and professionalism in the internal auditing field.

Since the program’s launch in 1973, it has opened up countless doors of opportunity for practitioners around the world as it communicates their ability to serve as a key player in an organization’s success. Candidates leave the program enriched with educational experience, applicable knowledge, and business tools that can deliver a positive impact in any organization or business environment.

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is the most highly sought after global certification for internal auditing professionals. As The IIA’s premier designation, the CIA sets the standard for excellence within the profession.  

If you are in audit management, aspire to management, or are looking to grow professionally, you owe it to yourself and your organization to pursue the CIA.

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