Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Accounting Certifications

A variety of Accounting and Financial certifications are available.

The most common are: 

  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
  • CIA (Certified Internal Auditor)
  • CMA (Certified Management Accountant)

Professional designation

Acronym

Sponsoring Organization

Website

Accredited in Business Valuation

 ABV 

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

www.aicpa.org

Certified Bank Auditor

CBA

Bank Administration Institute

www.bai.org

Certified Credit Executive

CCE

National Association of Credit Managers

www.nacm.org

Certified Cash Manager

CCM

Association of Financial Professionals

www.afponline.org

Chartered Financial Analyst 

CFA

Association for Investment Management and Research

www.cfainstitute.org

Certified Fraud Examiner

CFM

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

www.acfe.com

Certified Financial Planner

CFP

College for Financial Planning and Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.

www.cfp-board.org

Certified Government Financial Manager

CGFM 

Association of Government Accountants

www.agacgfm.org

Certified Internal Auditor

CIA

The Institute of Internal Auditors

www.theiia.org

Certified Information Systems Auditor

CISA

Information Systems Audit and Control Association

www.isaca.org 

Certified Management Accountants

CMA

Institute of Management Accountants

www.imanet.org

Certified Public Accountants

CPA

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

www.aicpa.org

Certified Trust Auditor

CTA 

Fiduciary and Investment Risk Management Association

www.thefirma.org

Certified Valuation Analyst

CVA

National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts

www.nacva.com

Government Valuation Analyst

GVA

National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts

www.nacva.com

Personal Finance Specialist

PFS 

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

www.aicpa.org

This page was last updated on: July 29, 2014