Students who are beginning studies in techlogy need a strong foundation in the basics before moving on to more advanced techlogy courses and certification programs. The Microsoft Techlogy Associate (MTA) is a new and invative certification track designed to provide a pathway for future success in techlogy courses and careers. The MTA program curriculum helps instructors teach and validate fundamental techlogy concepts and provides students with a foundation for their careers as well as the confidence they need to succeed in advanced studies. Through the use of MOAC MTA titles you can help ensure your students future success in and out of the classroom. This text covers fundamental skills in such areas as Programming and an understanding of general software development, web, desktop, and database applications.