CGMS: I Passed, Now What?

Congratulations, you passed! You have earned your CGMS designation and will receive an email from NGMA welcoming you to this elite group. You will have access to the CGMS social community page. A PDF of your CGMS certification may be downloaded from the Candidate Management System. Your CGMS is good for three years from the date you passed the exam. 

To maintain your CGMS designation: Upon receiving your CGMS, you will need to work toward earning 60 continuing education credits in the next three years. When you reach your credential expiration date, you will need to have earned 60 continuing educations credits and also will be required to pay a CGMS renewal fee.

CGMS Renewal Fee: $299 for NGMA members | $473 for nonmembers

What if I Need to Retake the Exam?