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Student certifications

With 91% of hiring managers using certifications as a criterion when evaluating candidates, it is clear that employers value certifications. Prove your technical know-how and stand out from the crowd with a Microsoft Certification. Eligible students can take up to eight Fundamental certification exams for free through June 2023.

Stand out with Microsoft Certifications!

Microsoft Certifications start with foundational skills, but additional topics are covered ranging from Azure to AI, to data analytics and cybersecurity so you can acquire the technical skills you will need to perform industry roles.

Sign into Microsoft Learn and create your student profile

Sign into Microsoft Learn and create your student profile to track your progress on learning activities, create and share content collections, accrue points and achievements, use free Azure resources, and get personalized recommendations.

Determine which fundamental certification is right for you and start learning

Verify your student status to access your free exams

Microsoft provides free exam vouchers and practice tests to eligible students. You will just need to verify your enrollment at an accredited academic institution through Cloud Ready Skills

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We’re committed to ensuring that every person who’s interested in taking Microsoft Certification exams can do so in a way that is fair and accurately reflects their skills and abilities.

Once you’re certified...

  • Earn college credit

    Get even more credit for your new skills. Students can now receive college credits for passing Microsoft Exams and earning Microsoft Certifications.

  • Share your certification achievements

    Celebrate your success! You worked hard to earn your certification. Now, be sure to share your new achievement with the world via a digital badge.

  • Follow the Microsoft Learn Blog

    Follow the Microsoft Learn Blog to hear stories of how Microsoft Certifications have changed people’s career paths—even at the beginning of their professional lives or as they start new careers. These personal stories highlight how getting certified can demonstrate your expertise and capacity for continuous learning, right from the start of your career in tech.