Chartered Market Technicians® Program

Navigate the Gap between Intrinsic Value and Price Action

Set yourself apart with the CMT designation. Created by professionals in the field, the CMT Program delivers real-life strategies to manage risk and create comprehensive trading strategies. The program is designed for both experienced professionals and those new to the field.

CMT Level I

Focusing on the basic knowledge of the terminology and analytical tools used in technical analysis.

Next Exam Date: April 27 – 29, 2017

CMT Level II

Measuring the candidate’s competency in the application of concepts, theory, and techniques covered by the required readings.

Next Exam Date: April 27 – 29, 2017


Tests the candidate’s ability to integrate his or her understanding of the concepts identified in Level I with the practical application learned in Level II.

Next Exam Date: April 27, 2017

1,387 CMT® Charterholders Worldwide

Stand Out In A Crowded Job Market

Becoming a CMT charterholder makes you part of an exclusive community of investment professionals who are recognized globally as true specialists and value generators. The CMT charter puts you on the leading edge of the ever-changing investment industry. And, by earning the CMT charter, you can expect to see improved career prospects.

Top employers of MTA members include Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Charles Schwab and Fidelity.

CMT Program Partnerships

The MTA partnered with Wiley to streamline the CMT curriculum into concise custom published volumes – distinct for each level of the exam and comprehensive to the required body of knowledge. This curriculum represents a comprehensive review of the topics that industry professionals consider most relevant when working in the field.

By joining the CMT Program candidates will have free access to charting tools from Optuma. Candidates will have immediate access to the Trader Services edition, with local end-of-day data and access to all the techniques covered in the CMT exam material. This resource allows candidates to experiment with technical concepts discussed in the curriculum and learn in real-time.

Candidates are able to take the CMT exams at any testing center worldwide through Prometric. Visit the CMT Association page through Prometric to find exam locations and schedule your exam. Please note, candidates must first pay the examination fees before scheduling an exam.