All Microsoft Certified Master (MCM), Microsoft
Certified Architect (MCA), and Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (MCSM)
certification exams were retired on January 1, 2014.
The Microsoft masters-level certifications validate the
deepest level of product expertise, in addition to the ability to design and
build the most innovative solutions for complex, on-premises and hybrid
enterprise environments using Microsoft technologies.
If you are looking for individuals with the deepest
level of technical expertise, who can create solutions using multiple
Microsoft technologies, you’re looking for an MCM, MCSM, or MCA. They have
validated skills that remain valuable in the industry today and for as long
as the technologies they’re certified on are being used in the industry.
If you have earned an MCM, MCSM, or MCA certification,
you will continue to hold that certification and will not be required to
recertify your credential. You will continue to have access to the logos
through the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) site, and your
certifications will continue to appear in the appropriate section of your
Current Microsoft training and certification can be