Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)
MTA is Microsoft's entry level training and certification on the fundamentals of IT Infrastructure, Database and Software Development. Pass just one exam and you'll earn an MTA certification, taking your first step toward building a career in technology—or enhancing your career in business. MTA Tracks prepare you for hands-on product learning, whether it's in an entry level job, in the classroom, or through self-study.
MTA IT Infrastructure track—for those intending to build a career in desktop or server infrastructure or private cloud computing:
- Windows Operating System Fundamentals (98-349)
- Windows Server Administration Fundamentals (98-365)
- Networking Fundamentals (98-366)
- Security Fundamentals (98-367)
Exam 98-349 : Windows Operating System Fundamentals
The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is Microsoft's newest suite of technology certification exams that validate fundamental knowledge needed to begin building a career using Microsoft technologies. This program provides an appropriate entry point to a future career in technology and assumes some hands-on experience or training but does not assume on-the-job experience.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
At the course completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Understand Operating System Configurations
- Install and Upgrade Client Systems
- Manage Applications
- Manage Files and Folders
- Manage Devices
- Understand Operating System Maintenance
This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.
Please note that the questions may test on, but will not be limited to, the topics described in the bulleted text.
- Understanding operating system configurations
- Installing and upgrading client systems
- Managing applications
- Managing files and folders
- Managing devices
- Understanding operating system maintenance