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New MTA Exams & Retirements

New MTA Exams & Retirements
Microsoft and Certiport are excited to announce two new Microsoft Technology Associate exams: MTA Windows Devices and Mobility Fundamentals and MTA Cloud Fundamentals. The exams went live January 5th, 2015 and are designed to better support the core IT Infrastructure area of study.  

  • NEW! 98-368: Mobility and Device Fundamentals
    Replaces 98-349: Windows Operating System Fundamentals (Retiring July 31, 2016)

  • NEW! 98-369: Cloud Fundamentals
    Help students learn the essentials of cloud computing technologies.

Information documents (Objective Domains) for each of the new MTA exams are available below.  We expect learning solutions (textbooks, practice tests) for these new exams to follow in the coming months and will announce same as available. 

Upcoming MTA Retirements

Microsoft has announced that the below listed MTA exams will be retiring on July 31, 2015.

  • 98-363: Web Development Fundamentals
    Suggested Replacement: 98-375: HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals
  • 98-372: Microsoft .NET Fundamentals
    Suggested Replacement: 98-361: Software Development Fundamentals
  • 98-374: Gaming Development Fundamentals
    Suggested Replacement: 98-375: HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals
Additionally, the retirement date for the below exam has been updated to July 31, 2016:
  • 98-349: Windows Operating System Fundamentals
    Suggested Replacement: 98-368: Mobility and Device Fundamentals

These exam retirements and replacements are designed to ensure that the MTA certifications remain current with technology advances and relevant to high-demand industry career tracks.

If an exam that is part of a certification you earned is retired, your certification is still valid. When an exam you passed is retired, the exam record remains on your transcript.If you’re working toward a certification that includes one of the exams listed for retirement, please be sure to take the exam prior to the retirement date. Allow time for a retake if necessary.

About Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)

Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is an entry-level IT professional certification from Microsoft that covers a range of IT Infrastructure, Developer, and Database qualifications. MTA is the essential first step for any individual looking to pursue a successful career in IT.

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