The CMT Association includes members from 137 countries, 36 internationally active chapters, and 35,000 participants in annual programming. The CMT qualification and its required exams are open to current and aspiring professionals with a desire to develop skills for better investment decisions. All persons who wish to earn the CMT designation must first take the CMT exams for Levels I-III.
To become a Chartered Market Technician® candidate, you must complete the following steps:
To earn the full CMT® designation, you must:
The three levels of the CMT® exam lay the foundation for integrating technical analysis tools into your current practice. Learn more about the CMT Program.
The exams for all three levels are administered twice a year—in June and December. As candidates can only take one exam per administration, it will take at least a full calendar year (June to the following June, for example) to successfully pass all three levels.
The CMT® exam is computer-based and administered at Prometric Testing Sites around the world, though at-home testing is now available for select candidates.
|Level I||132 Multiple Choice||2 Hours|
|Level II||170 Multiple Choice||4 Hours|
|Level III||Mix of Short Answer Essay and Multiple Choice Questions||4 Hours|