Chartered Market Technician Association


About Chartered Market Technician Association

The Chartered Market Technician Association is a prestigious global organization for technical analysts aiming to advance in technical analysis through educational programs, advocacy, ethics awareness, and networking opportunities.

The CMT Association is a fee-based membership organization with over 35,000 active program participants and 4,500 members across 137 countries. Headquartered in New York City, the association is dedicated to endorsing high professional standards for technical analysts across 36 internationally active chapters.

The Chartered Market Technician Association offers many benefits to its members. These include access to the highly-regarded CMT Program, which consists of global conferences, seminars, webinars, and workshops in preparation for achieving the CMT designation. The CMT designation demonstrates high expertise and proficiency in technical analysis. CMT Association membership is required to apply for and utilize the CMT designation. 

CMT offers four types of memberships: Affiliate, Student, Emeritus, and Professional. To qualify for Professional Membership, you must have at least three years of approved professional work experience in finance. 

Prospective members must obtain three sponsors within the association and complete an application. Membership fees vary based on subscription type, ranging from $100 to $325 annually. 


Chartered Market Technician Association Facts

Year Founded


Member Count

4,000 - 6,000

HQ Location

New York City, NY

Requires Invitation


Accepts Applications


Has a Mobile App


Offers Publishing Privileges


Annual Membership Fees

$100 - $325