Microsoft Certification Programs
Microsoft certifications bring valuable, measurable rewards to IT professionals, their managers, and the organizations that employ them.
According to a recent study*, certified IT staff:
- are 17% more productive
- have 56% less unplanned downtime
- are 58% faster to market with new applications
- take 39% less time for new hires to reach full productivity
*IDC White Paper, The Business Value of IT Certification, October 2015.
Our complete curriculum of Microsoft Official Courses will get you and your team to that level. Below you will see exactly how our courses will prepare you for MTA, MCSA, MCSE and MCSD certifications.
Just starting your IT career? A Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification is the introductory Microsoft certification for individuals starting their careers as an IT professional. An MTA certification addresses a wide range of fundamental technical concepts, assesses and validates your core technical knowledge, and enhances your technical credibility. Candidates must pass one exam from one of three tracks: Infrastructure, Database and Developer.
View our full description of the MTA certification tracks here.
Ready for the next step? The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) credential focuses on the ability to design and build technology solutions and proves that you have the core technical skills required to build a sustainable career in IT. It is also the prerequisite for the expert-level MCSE certifications. MCSA certification requires 2 to 3 exams and is available in the following tracks:
- MCSA: SQL Server 2012/2014
- MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Development
- MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Administration
- MCSA: SQL 2016 BI Development
- MCSA: Machine Learning
- MCSA: Windows Server 2016
- MCSA: Windows Server 2012
- MCSA: Windows 10
- MCSA: Cloud Platform
- MCSA: Web Applications
- MCSA: Universal Windows Platform
- MCSA: Office 365
- MCSA: Linux on Azure
View our detailed descriptions of all MCSA certification tracks here.
Ready to become an expert? On September 26, 2016 Microsoft introduced new streamlined Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certification paths that make it easier for you to obtain this sought after expert certification. 5 new MCSE & MCSD certification paths were introduced that closely align with industry-recognized areas of competence. To obtain MCSE certification, you only need one additional elective exam after first earning the qualifying MCSA certification. MCSE certification is available in the following 5 areas of competence:
- MCSE: Mobility
- MCSE: Cloud Platform & Infrastructure
- MCSE: Productivity
- MCSE: Data Management & Analytics
- MCSD: App Builder
View our detailed descriptions of all MCSE/MCSD certification tracks here.