Microsoft’s new certifications help bridge the IT skills gap as new jobs are created by the cloud demand deeper understanding and more rigorous trainings.

As Microsoft technology moves to the cloud, so does its certification program.

The Microsoft Certification Program is raising the bar and validate now a broader and deeper set of skills to build Microsoft technology solutions in the cloud or on-premise, and a more comprehensive approach than certifications about individual components or aspects of a single Microsoft technology. 

The Expert level is Microsoft’s flagship product for those who want to lead their company’s journey to the cloud.   It is the destination for established IT Professionals and Developers who have expertise working with Microsoft technology solutions. 

The Associate level is the prerequisite certification necessary to get your Expert level certification. 

After people have achieved their Expert level certification, The Master level is for the select few who wish to further differentiate themselves from their peers.

Read the whole program here.