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3 In-Demand Programs to Help You Jumpstart Your Career

Built in collaboration with leading organizations and experts, Microsoft Professional Programs (MPP) are designed to teach you the skills you need to start the career you want.

After the successful launch of the MPP in Data Science, Microsoft has created two new tracks in two of the most in-demand and growing fields today, Big Data and Front-End Web Development. Together, the MPP programs provide learners the opportunity to build and enhance critical professional skills.  The Microsoft Professional Programs offer:

  • Rigorous, industry-validated structured learning paths.
  • Hands-on, real-world exercises to test and validate learner skills.
  • Challenging and exciting capstone projects that enable learners to demonstrate their skills in a real-world environment and build a professional portfolio.

Find which MPP is right for you. Stand out and succeed at work today!

Data Science

One of the fasting growing careers, the demand for Data Scientists is predicted to grow 28% by 2020!  In this program, you will learn data science fundamentals, key data science tools, and widely-used programming languages to take advantage of the 1.5 million career opportunities available now in data science.

Enroll in the first course, Microsoft Professional Program: Data Science Orientation.


Big Data

Want to land a job in a $200 billion industry? That is how much the Big Data Market is expected to grow to over the next five years. With the ever-growing creation and consumption of data, the demand for professionals who can build big data solutions is high. This program will arm you with the tools and fundamentals needed to successfully analyze and visualize data and build big data analysis solutions that companies need.

Enroll in the first course, Microsoft Professional Program: Big Data Orientation.


Front-End Web Development

Learn the frameworks, languages, and libraries needed to build powerful visuals and interactions on the web. The MPP in Front-End Web Development not only teaches you the most frequently used tools but gives you the opportunity to put them into practice by creating a real-world single page application in the capstone project. Start or advance your career in a field that pays an average US salary over $100,000.

Enroll in the first course, Microsoft Professional Orientation: Front End Web Development



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