Microsoft Technology Associate

IT starts here.

For millions of people around the globe, Microsoft Certifications are known and trusted differentiators of an individual's technology competency. That's why Microsoft and Certiport are pleased to present you with the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification a new entry-level credential from Microsoft that validates essential technology knowledge, enabling students to explore academic and career options, and take the first step toward building a successful career in technology.

MTA makes it easier for schools to deliver technology education and validate fundamental technology knowledge through a simple, convenient, and affordable suite of entry-level certification exams. While offering students the opportunity to earn a Microsoft certification right in the classroom, MTA empowers educators with easy-to-use Internet-based testing and helps institutions stand out as innovative technology curriculum providers.

The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification is the ideal and preferred path to Microsoft's world-renowned technology certification programs, such as Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) and Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP). MTA is positioned 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 Candidate Profile

MTA provides a new standard for measuring and validating fundamental technology knowledge right in the classroom while keeping your budget and teaching resources intact. MTA helps institutions stand out as innovative providers of high-demand industry credentials and is easily deployed with a simple, convenient, and affordable suite of entry-level technology certification exams. MTA enables students to explore career paths in technology without requiring a big investment of time and resources, while providing a career foundation and the confidence to succeed in advanced studies and future vocational endeavors.

In addition to giving students an entry-level Microsoft certification, MTA is designed to be a stepping stone to other, more advanced Microsoft technology certifications, like the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certification.

MTA Benefits

Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) makes it easier for institutions to teach and validate fundamental technology knowledge, providing students with a career foundation and the confidence to succeed in advanced studies and future vocational endeavors. It provides students with a world-class Microsoft certification that can be earned right in the classroom, empowers educators with easily integrated, state-of-the-art curriculum, and helps institutions stand out as an innovative provider of high-demand IT credentials.

MTA Audience/Key Benefits:

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Key Benefits

MTA helps institutions stand out as innovative technology curriculum providers.

MTA enables educators to easily deploy an innovative, industry-relevant, state-of-the-art certification without leaving the classroom.

MTA validates fundamental technology knowledge and enables technology career path exploration.

Supporting Point

MTA certification is an easy, cost-effective solution for validating key fundamental technology concepts.

Provides a Microsoft credential preparing students for today's workplace.

Helps attract technology students, enhance college applications, and prepare students for advanced IT studies.

Helps institutions empower faculty and motivate students to pursue their passion for technology.

Easily integrates into existing curricula, with exams delivered right in the classroom.

Provides an easy-to-use, reliable validation tool to measure students' understanding of building-block IT concepts.

Enables educators to deliver industry-relevant knowledge preparing students for success with academic and vocational pursuits.

Strengthens substance and value of curricula.

Validates a student's fundamental technology knowledge, essential to succeeding with continued studies, academic admissions, and building a rewarding career in technology.

Provides an easy, inexpensive way to explore technology career options.

MTA is the first step towards becoming a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS).

Augments and compliments technology related studies.

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