Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)
Help demonstrate your knowledge of technology fundamentals by
earning a Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification.
Earning the MTA certification can help you stand out when you
submit college and internship applications by helping to prove your
mmitment and understanding of a variety of entry-level
The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification helps
schools teach and validate fundamental technology knowledge,
provides students with a foundation for their careers, and helps
them gain the confidence they need to succeed in advanced studies.
Help your institution stand out with an innovative technology
curriculum while offering students an opportunity to earn a
Microsoft Certification right in the classroom.
Are you a student who wants to earn an MTA certification? Refer
to the exam preparation guides for Learning Plans and other
valuable resources to help you prepare for a successful MTA
MTA exams are only available at academic institutions that have
purchased an MTA Campus License or MTA vouchers. Contact your
school administrator to find out if your school is an approved MTA
If your school is not already an MTA testing center, a faculty
member or administrator can contact a Certiport sales consultant to
learn how to obtain an MTA Campus License.
MTA candidate profile
MTA candidates are able to understand and explain fundamental
concepts of the topic on which they are being tested. Typically,
hands-on hardware or technology experience is recommended, but not
See exam preparation guides for exam-specific requirements
Software Development Fundamentals
|Windows Development Fundamentals
|Web Development Fundamentals
|Database Administration Fundamentals
IT Professional Exams
|Windows Server Administration Fundamentals
MTA campus license
The MTA Campus License includes 1,000 exams per year, which your
institution can deliver to registered students, faculty, and staff.
Exams can be administered anywhere on campus, without classroom or
desktop restrictions, when it is convenient for you. MTA exams are
based on high-demand industry career tracks and designed by
Microsoft Learning experts and professional educators. Each exam
includes a companion MTA certification exam review kit designed to
supplement the courseware already in use by educators. MTA content
can be easily imported and integrated into your existing
Why get certified?
Earning a Microsoft Certification helps validate your proven
experience and knowledge in using Microsoft products and solutions.
Designed to be relevant in today's rapidly changing IT marketplace,
Microsoft Certifications help you utilize evolving technologies,
fine-tune your troubleshooting skills, and improve your job
Whether you are new to technology, changing jobs, or a seasoned
IT professional, becoming certified helps demonstrate to customers,
peers, and employers that you are committed to advancing your
skills and taking on greater challenges. In addition, certification
provides you with access to exclusive Microsoft Certified
Professional (MCP) resources and benefits, including opportunities
to connect with a vast, global network of MCPs.