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Whether you are pursuing the CMT designation or well past your test-taking days, CMT Association is the global destination for professional development to improve your investment performance and open a world of career opportunities. Become an Affiliate Member today to gain access to the CMT Association’s educational programming, ethics awareness, and networking. Your membership also supports ongoing corporate and regulatory advocacy.
For Candidates enrolled in the CMT Program, Affiliate membership includes reduced pricing on CMT Exam registration.
Affiliate membership is available to anyone interested in technical analysis and for candidates enrolling in the CMT program. There are no work experience or educational requirements to become an Affiliate member. Affiliates are eligible to take the CMT Exams at Affiliate Candidate prices. To upgrade your account to Affiliate Membership, visit “My Account” under the My CMT tab.
Annual dues: $325
Student Membership is reserved for individuals registered as a full-time college/university student at an AACSB accredited university. Students whose college/university is part of the CMT Association’s Academic Partner Program are eligible for scholarships covering a significant portion of CMT Exam registration fees. To apply for student membership, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org reflecting your status as a full-time student at an AACSB accredited university.
Annual dues: $100
Emeritus status is reserved for any person aged 60+ who has been a Professional Member for at least five (5) years and is no longer engaged in an active professional practice on a salary or fee basis. Emeritus members have the same voting rights and ability to serve in volunteer leadership positions as Professional Members.
Annual dues: $175
If you wish to request a refund of your dues, renouncing your membership, your request must take place within 30 days of becoming a member. After you have been a member for longer than 30 days, you are no longer eligible for a refund.
Professional Membership is reserved for individuals who practice technical analysis professionally. You must be a Member in order to apply for and use the CMT designation.
To qualify for Member status, you must have a minimum of three (3) years of Approved Professional Work Experience. Approved professional work experience is defined as someone who:
Work must be fulltime, and you must receive compensation for your services. Managing your own or your family and/or friends’ investments (without compensation) does not constitute Approved Professional Work Experience. Read our President’s Letter explaining this requirement in more detail here.
To apply for Professional Member Status, you must:
Once you submit your Member Application you will not be able to change your sponsors. Each sponsor will receive a unique link, sent directly from Submittable, through which they will be able to complete their Sponsorship Questionnaire. Therefore, it is crucial that you have explicit confirmation before submitting your application.
Annual dues: $325
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Membership Applications Received Before June 2021
If you submitted a Membership Application, or Sponsorship Questionnaires in support of a future application prior to June 2021, you must reach out to email@example.com for information and instructions on how to upload your application to the new system.
Obtain three years of professional work experience. Identify and confirm three sponsors within the CMT Association.
Applicant completes the professional member application; submission automatically notifies sponsors to complete questionnaires.
Completed applications sent to the Admissions Committee for review.
Completed applications are sent to the Board for final review. The entire review process can take 6-8 weeks upon receiving a completed application.