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Certifications from Microsoft

Effective January 1, 2015, Pearson VUE and Certiport, a business of Pearson VUE, will be the sole exam delivery providers for Microsoft. Please note the key transition dates below.

  • Last registration date for exam delivery from Prometric is December 30, 2014
  • Last exam delivery date for Microsoft at a Prometric test center is December 31, 2014
  • Pearson VUE will be the sole exam delivery provider for Microsoft beginning January 1, 2015
  • Unused, unexpired Prometric vouchers may be used to schedule an exam in the Pearson VUE registration system after January 6, 2015

For more information on this transition, please review our FAQs.

Microsoft Certifications available at Pearson VUE

A Microsoft Certification validates your expertise in a Microsoft technology. Passing your first Microsoft Certification exam automatically makes you a member of the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) community, with access to all of the benefits provided through the Microsoft Certification Program and the private MCP member site.

Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)

Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)
The fundamentals of IT. Start here to validate fundamental technology concepts.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)
The skills for your professional career.  Prove you have the core technical skills required to build a sustainable career in IT.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
The globally recognized standard for IT Professionals. Demonstrate your ability to build innovative solutions across multiple technologies, both on-premises and in the cloud.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)

Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
The globally recognized standard for developer excellence. Validate your ability to design and build solutions that extend beyond traditional platform boundaries.

Register for an exam

Please visit to create a profile and register for an exam. Candidates need to create their Microsoft Profile prior to testing. You do not need a voucher to register for a Microsoft exam. 

Order exam vouchers

Microsoft exam vouchers are available for purchase through the Pearson VUE Voucher Store. If a certification requires more than one exam, multiple vouchers will need to be purchased.

Frequently Asked Questions

To find out more about testing with Pearson VUE, click on a topic below. If you prefer, you can download the complete set of FAQs (70 KB, PDF).

Last updated 2015-01-22