Microsoft Announces Price Hike for Certification Exams

If you’re planning to take Microsoft certification exams in the near future, now is the time to act because Microsoft will raise the price for each exam by $25, beginning July 1, 2011 

Prices vary by country, but Microsoft’s price lookup tool reveals a current exam price in the United States of $125, and a price after July 1 of $150. There are lower prices for current students at high schools and colleges: $60 now and $83 after July 1.

The following certifications exams are slated for a price increase:

  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
  • Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
  • Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
  • Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
  • Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD)
  • Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)

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New Prices for Microsoft Certifications Exams