Microsoft Cerfitification Overview

Microsoft Certifications are available for most Microsoft technologies and skill levels from business workers to IT professionals, developers, technology trainers, and system architects. Achieving a Microsoft Certification helps provide you with up-to-date, relevant skills that can help lead to a more fulfilling career, while giving you access to valuable Microsoft Certification Program benefits. These benefits include access to the Microsoft Certification Program (MCP) member site or the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) member site, and access to a vast, global network of other certified professionals. Start your journey today.


By earning a Microsoft Certification, you gain relevant skills that employers respect and you get the opportunity to connect with a global community of other certified professionals. The Microsoft Certification Program also provides you with access to valuable Microsoft resources and benefits, such as access to the member Web site, career-building tools, and training. Explore the benefits of certification—and start your journey toward your ideal career.

Certifications by Product or Technology

Choose a technology, and then explore the range of available certifications, from entry-level through advanced Master and Architect.

Server Certifications

  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Windows Server

Developer tools certifications

  • Microsoft Visual Studio


  • Windows client

Microsoft Office certifications

  • Office SharePoint Server
  • Office Communications Server