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Certifications from Microsoft
A Microsoft Certification validates your expertise in a Microsoft technology. Passing your first Microsoft Certification exam automatically makes you a member of the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) community, with access to all of the benefits provided through the Microsoft Certification Program and the private MCP member site.
Register for an exam
Please visit www.microsoft.com/learning to create a profile and register for an exam. Candidates need to create their Microsoft Profile prior to testing. You do not need a voucher to register for a Microsoft exam.
Find the right IT certification
Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)
The fundamentals of IT. Start here to validate fundamental technology concepts.
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)
The skills for your professional career. Prove you have the core technical skills required to build a sustainable career in IT.
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
The globally recognized standard for IT Professionals. Demonstrate your ability to build innovative solutions across multiple technologies, both on-premises and in the cloud.
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
The globally recognized standard for developer excellence. Validate your ability to design and build solutions that extend beyond traditional platform boundaries.
Training and exam preparation
- Prepare for your exam with free on-demand videos delivered by experts at Microsoft Virtual Academy. Hundreds of courses are available now.
- Gain confidence in your skills by taking a Microsoft Official Practice Exam.
Order exam vouchers
Microsoft exam vouchers are available for purchase through the Pearson VUE Voucher Store. If a certification requires more than one exam, multiple vouchers will need to be purchased.
- Microsoft Voucher Ordering Processes (280 KB PDF)
- Pearson VUE Voucher Store – if purchasing vouchers by wire, PO or check
Frequently Asked Questions
To find out more about Microsoft Certification exams, please review Microsoft's exam policies and FAQ.