Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) is the term used to describe an individual who completes a professional certification program by Microsoft. The certifications are categorized by function as Server, Desktop, Database, and Developer. MCP certification validates IT professional and developer technical expertise through rigorous, industry-proven and industry-recognised exams. Once you pass your first qualifying MCP exam, you automatically become a Microsoft Certified Professional. After you become an MCP, you’re on your way to distinguishing yourself through expert certifications including Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), and Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD).