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About IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants)

IMA® is one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession. Globally, IMA supports the profession through research, the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) and CSCA® (Certified in Strategy and Competitive Analysis) programs, continuing education, networking, and advocacy of the highest ethical business practices. Twice named Professional Body of the Year by The Accountant/International Accounting Bulletin, IMA has a global network of about 140,000 members in 150 countries and 350 professional and student chapters. Headquartered in Montvale, N.J., USA, IMA provides localized services through its four global regions: The Americas, Asia/Pacific, Europe and Middle East/India. For more information about IMA, please visit


New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA)

Founded in 1898, the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) represents more than 13,000 CPAs and accounting professionalswho are the strategic financial advisors to New Jersey’s leading businesses. The NJCPA is an essential partner in their success, providing convenient and customized education, timely and relevant knowledge, influential advocacy, and countless opportunities to make powerful business connections. Additionally, the NJCPA is committed to promoting public confidence in the integrity and objectivity of CPAs and the quality of their services.

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Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA)

The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) is the leading professional association in the Commonwealth dedicated to empowering CPAs to thrive. Founded in 1909, the VSCPA has nearly 13,000 members who work in public accounting, corporate finance, government and education. For more information about the VSCPA, visit, email or call (804) 612-9440.

VSCPA and the Controllers Council now offer a dual membership program for corporate accounting and finance professionals at adiscounted rate.

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National Society of Black Certified Public Accountants

The mission of the National Society of Black Certified Public Accountants, Inc. (“NSBCPA”) is to increase the number of Black CPAs by providing the most relevant knowledge, resources, and advocacy; and to promote cultural competence, diversity, and inclusion within the profession. Less than 1% of all CPAs in the United States are Black CPAs. Black CPAs are by far the most underrepresented group within the CPA profession. With this in mind, the NSBCPA was founded in June 2020 in the State of Illinois as a membership non-profit organization.

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Maine Society of Certified Public Accountants

The Maine Society of Certified Public Accountants is the state’s premier professional association serving CPAs and accountants  in business, education, government and public accounting and seeks to provide its members with services and benefits which allow its members to strengthen their practices and enhance their experience in the accounting profession.

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Northern Illinois University – Department of Accountancy

The NIU Department of Accountancy is a Prepare nationally ranked academic program. Out of more than 1,000 accountancy programs nationwide, we’re one of only 173 to earn the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accounting accreditation at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. NIU’s 2015 CPA exam pass rate for graduate students taking the exam for the first time was 69.4 percent, well above the national average. The pass rate for our bachelor’s degree students was also above the national and state averages. Based on feedback from 143 executives of corporate in-house tax departments, NIU’s accountancy program was ranked nationally as:

  • 11th best undergraduate accountancy program
  • 9th best master of science in taxation program
  • 9th best master of accounting science program

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NIU College of Business


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