Microsoft Technology Associate

Building a successful career in technology begins with one step: MTA certification. This lays the groundwork for you to explore professions involving technology—and let’s face it, every profession involves technology in some way because every business in the world relies on it. Knowing how technology works and understanding its impact on today’s academic and workplace environment is more important than ever.

The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification is the ideal and preferred path to Microsoft’s world-renowned advanced technology certification programs, such as Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) and Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD). MTA is sure to 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.

MTA Advances STEM-D* Students

Get the foundation and the confidence to be successful as a STEM-D student. MTA can help you with intermediate studies and certifications, and ultimately prepare for a successful career in technology.

This innovative program lets students explore their technology aptitude, interests, and leanings without a big investment of time or money—and sets them apart from non-credentialed technology students. MTA allows students to demonstrate their commitment to technology and starts them on the path to becoming innovative technology leaders—all while connecting them to a community of more than five million Microsoft Certified Professionals.

* Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & Design

MTA Compliments Non-Core IT Students

Non-Core IT students, particularly those entering the field of business, will find that MTA is the perfect curriculum complement. Since technology plays a critical role in virtually every business around the world, possessing fundamental knowledge of technology will be instrumental to any business professional’s success. It can mean the difference between thriving in the business world and merely surviving it.

This new entry-level technology certification from Microsoft gives undecided students an opportunity to easily explore a variety of technology career paths without ever leaving the classroom. MTA differentiates dedicated and motivated students with a Microsoft technology credential recognized around the world.