Preparing Tomorrow's Technology Workforce

Students who graduate from your institution can be better prepared than ever for a career in technology. Every business in the world relies on it in some way, and the demand for a tech-savvy workforce is great and growing.

Your grads can possess the fundamental knowledge of how technology works and understand its impact on today's academic and workplace environment— increasingly important for students looking to explore professions involving technology.

That's why Microsoft and Certiport are pleased to offer you the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification—a new entry-level credential from Microsoft that validates fundamental technology knowledge among students seeking to build a career in technology.

The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification is the ideal and preferred path to Microsoft's world-renowned technology certification programs, such as Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) and Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD). MTA will become the premier credential for individuals seeking to explore and pursue a career in technology, or augment related pursuits such as business or any other field where technology is pervasive.

Success for Academic Institutions

Every school strives to provide a learning environment that enables faculty and instructors with the latest and most effective tools for teaching and promotes academic success and workforce preparedness among its students. MTA delivers on this promise.

MTA promotes success for academic institutions by helping to build stature and relevance. Schools that are committed to the success of their students and faculty through innovative, state-of-the-art curriculum and programs will unquestionably stand out from those that aren't. MTA fosters an environment for attracting talented teachers, motivating and preparing students for promising careers in technology and business.


Faculty Empowerment

Empower faculty through a cost-effective site license model and delivery mechanism that enables broader implementation of certification exams, lowers certification exam costs, and simplifies certification exam budgeting.

Curriculum Enhancement

Enhance technology curriculum with an official Microsoft technology certification.

Career Exploration

Enable students in their exploration of careers and provide them with the confidence to continue studies in technology.

Skills Validation

Provide students with an exam that validates their core IT skills knowledge that is so much in demand today.


Stand out as an innovative institution by teaching and deploying the latest in technical curriculum and certification.

The MTA Campus License

Make it easy for your students and faculty to become MTA certified. The MTA Campus License is a one-time purchase that gives you 12 months of unlimited exams, up to 500 administrations. There's no more need for ad hoc budget requests and recurrent purchases of exam vouchers. Now, you can budget for one low cost for the entire year—then administer MTA exams to your students and other faculty across your entire campus where and when you want.

Through the MTA Campus License, MTA becomes a convenient and affordable suite of entry-level technology certifications designed to empower educators and motivate students as they build a foundation for their careers.