About the CMT® Exam
CMT® Exam Dates and Schedule
The exams for all three levels are administered twice a year, in June and December. Candidates may only take one exam per administration. As of January 2019, the CMT® Association discontinued its membership requirement for candidates. Find out more here.
How To Become A Charted Market Technician®
Launched in 1973, the CMT Association is a nonprofit organization that oversees the education and certification of technical analysts within the global financial industry. Today, the MTA includes more than 4,500 members in over 85 countries throughout the world and is the preeminent organization for educating (and credentialing) financial market technicians.
CMT® Program Overview
Since its inception, the CMT Program curriculum has been regularly updated to reflect the very latest and most effective technical analysis methodologies. The certification process requires candidates to demonstrate proficiency in a broad range of technical analysis techniques.
CMT® Key Terms Glossary
The language of technical analysis can be filled with jargon, unnecessarily obfuscating attempts to understand and interpret price action. To gain a deeper understanding of common key terms in context and application, use Wiley’s Glossary of Key Terms on the CMT Exam alongside a complete course of the official…
Learning Objectives: Pre-flight Checks Before the Exam
To pass the CMT® exam and become a Chartered Market Technician requires mastering the CMT® Association’s core body of knowledge of technical analysis of investment risk in portfolio management, including quantitative approaches to market research and rules-based trading.