Microsoft Certified Educator

Validate that you have the global educator technology literacy competencies needed to provide a rich, custom learning experience for students.

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The Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) certification validates that you have the global educator technology literacy competencies needed to provide a rich, custom learning experience for students. This certification is ideal for:

  • Educators-in-training
  • Faculty of teacher training colleges
  • In-service educators

Microsoft offers a comprehensive e-learning curriculum, 21st Century Learning Design (21CLD), to help you prepare for this rigorous exam.


This certification assesses whether educators understand how to apply technology tools in the six different content domains, not whether they are proficient in using specific technology tools. If you’re looking for information on getting certified to teach specific Microsoft products and technologies, visit Microsoft Certified Trainer.

Skills measured

  • Facilitate student collaboration
  • Facilitate skilled communication
  • Facilitate self-regulation
  • Facilitate real-world problem solving and innovation
  • Facilitate student use of Information and Communication Tools (ICT)
  • Use ICT to be an effective educator

Prepare for the exam

No training available for this exam.

Take the exam

You will have 60 minutes to complete this assessment.

Exam policy

This exam will be proctored, and is not open book. You may have interactive components to complete as part of this exam. To learn more about exam duration and experience, visit: Exam duration and exam experience.

If you fail a certification exam, don’t worry. You can retake it 24 hours after the first attempt. For subsequent retakes, the amount of time varies. For full details, visit: Exam retake policy.

Need accommodations?

We offer a variety of accommodations to support you.

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This exam is offered in the following languages:

English, German, French, Chinese (Simplified), Spanish, Russian, Polish, Japanese, Turkish, Arabic (Saudi Arabia), Bulgarian (Bulgaria), Greek (Greece), Indonesian (Indonesia), Hungarian (Hungary), Romanian, Vietnamese (Vietnam), Ukranian, Portuguese (Brazil)

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Certification resources

Exam 62-193 skills outline

Focus your studies as you prepare for the exam. Review the exam skills outline for a summary of the topics the exam covers.

Digital Kit

Digital Kit for the Teach the Future Now Campaign (poster, data sheet, and MCE exam objective domain).

Microsoft Educator Center

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