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New Microsoft Exams (English Language Only) released within last 6 months!

Posted by Rubel Khan on December 30, 2010

Microsoft is committed to offering certifications that are relevant, valued, and respected indicators of IT professional and developer technology skills. To fulfill this commitment, the Microsoft Certification team continually monitors industry trends and adjusts exams and standards accordingly, developing new exams to ensure that certification requirements keep pace with technology updates.

The following table lists new exams, beginning with those most recently released. Follow the links to the corresponding exam preparation guides to learn about the skills measured and credits you can earn toward certification.

Exams released in November 2010

Preparation guide

PowerPoint 2010 (English)

Exam 77-883

Exams released in October 2010

Preparation guide

Upgrade: Transition your MCPD .NET Framework 3.5 Windows Developer Skills to MCPD .NET 4 Windows Applications Developer (English)

Exam 70-521

Upgrade: Transition your MCPD .NET Framework 3.5 Web Developer Skills to MCPD .NET Framework 4 Web Developer (English)

Exam 70-523

Exams released in September 2010

Preparation guide

TS: Windows 7 and Office 2010, Deploying (English)

Exam 70-681

Exams released in August 2010

Preparation guide

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Financials (English)

Exam MB3-859

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Project Series (English)

Exam MB3-860

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Installation & Configuration (English)

Exam MB3-861

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Inventory & Order Processing (English)

Exam MB3-862

Exams released in July 2010

Preparation guide

TS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Application Development (English)

Exam 70-573

PRO: Designing and Developing Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Applications (English)

Exam 70-576

TS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Configuring (English)

Exam 70-667

PRO: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Administrator (English)

Exam 70-668

Software Development Fundamentals (English)

Exam 98-361

Windows Development Fundamentals (English)

Exam 98-362

Web Development Fundamentals (English)

Exam 98-363

Database Fundamentals (English)

Exam 98-364

Windows Server Administration Fundamentals (English)

Exam 98-365

Networking Fundamentals (English)

Exam 98-366

Security Fundamentals (English)

Exam 98-367


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New Microsoft Certification for Students: Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) available now!

Posted by Rubel Khan on July 12, 2010

Microsoft Certifications have helped many professionals start and advance their careers in the IT Industry. We wanted to offer students a similar ‘career springboard’ and today we proudly announce our first official certification designed specifically for students: the Microsoft Technology Associate.


Students who aspire to become IT Professionals or Developers should have a look at MTA which is an ideal stepping stone to our professional MCTS certifications and to a career in IT.

Initial titles

98-361:  Software Development Fundamentals

98-362:  Windows Development Fundamentals

98-363:  Web Development Fundamentals

98-364:  Database Administration Fundamentals

98-365:  Windows Server Administration Fundamentals

98-366:  Networking Fundamentals

98-367:  Security Fundamentals

Exams are available now in English and will be released in Spanish, S. Chinese, Korean, Japanese, German, T. Chinese, Russian, and Br. Portuguese by the fall of 2010.

MTA exams are delivered through an internet-based testing platform that allows delivery of exams anytime in any computer connected to the internet at a licensed academic institution. Educators are empowered as exam proctors. MTA exams are available via vouchers and MTA Campus Licenses.

The MTA Campus License includes MTA Certification Exam Review Kits, available now for the Developer titles and available in September, 2010 for IT Pro titles. These kits will help faculty prepare their students for a successful exam on first attempt and integrate MTA in their curriculum. An MTA Are You Certifiable? practice game is also available – Challenge your friends to beat your high score and at the same time test your readiness for the real MTA exam. In addition, Several leading academic textbook publishers are planning to release MTA courseware and learning materials, starting in the fall of 2010.


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