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MTA: Developer Certification



MTA: Software Development Fundamentals
Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is a recommended entry point into IT certification and job preparation. Pass just one exam and you'll earn a certification, taking your first step toward a career in technology. If you are just starting your IT career path or are looking to enhance your understanding of IT fundamentals, MTA will validate your core knowledge. MTA is an optional industry-recognized certification for those pursuing a career path in IT infrastructure, database design, or software development using Microsoft technologies.

This exam is designed to provide candidates with an assessment of their knowledge of fundamental software development concepts.

Steps To MTA Certification

After you have trained with NetCom Learning on Microsoft Developer products, pursue the next level of Skillset by obtaining your Microsoft Developer certifications.
  • No prerequisite.
  • STEP 2 - EXAMS (Pass 1 required exam)
  • Exam 98-361, Exam 98-375, Exam 98-380
  • Earn your MTA: Developer certification
  • Earn an MCSA or MCSD certification to broaden your expertise.

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    MTA Certification Track

    NetCom Learning provides MTA training using Official Curriculum.

    MTA Core: Must Pass 1 Exam
    98-361 Software Development Fundamentals (MTA)Prepare for exam with training course:

    » 40361: Software Development Fundamentals (MTA)

    98-375 HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals (MTA)Prepare for exam with training course:

    » 40375: HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals: MTA Exam 98-375

    98-380 Introduction to Programming Using Block-Based Languages (MTA) 


    Target Audience

    Candidates for this exam are seeking to prove core software development skills. Before taking this exam, candidates should have a solid foundational knowledge of the topics outlined in this preparation guide. It is recommended that candidates be familiar with the concepts of and have hands-on experience with the technologies described here either by taking relevant training courses or by working with tutorials and samples available on MSDN and in Microsoft Visual Studio.

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