Content Updated: April 14, 2004

The MCP Program was established in 1992. To date, more than 1.5 million people [1] have achieved Microsoft certification worldwide.
[1] Some individuals hold more than one Microsoft certification.

  • Certification Worldwide Achievers
  • MCP ------------------------------------------ 971,699
  • MCP + Internet (MCP+I) ----------------------- 229,139
  • MCP + Site Building (MCP+SB) -------------------- 2,040
  • MCSE on Microsoft Windows NT® -------------- 394,807
  • MCSE on Microsoft Windows® 2000 ------------ 244,153
  • MCSE on Microsoft Windows Server 2003 ---------- 5,604
  • MCSE + Internet (MCSE+I) ---------------------- 12,456
  • MCSE: Messaging Specialization ------------------ 3,082
  • MCSE: Security Specialization -------------------- 2,505
  • MCSA on Microsoft Windows 2000 -------------- 104,703
  • MCSA on Microsoft Windows Server 2003 -------- 11,314
  • MCSA: Messaging Specialization ----------------- 15,499
  • MCSA: Security Specialization -------------------- 2,091
  • MCDBA on Microsoft SQL ServerT 2000 --------- 122,586
  • MCSD ------------------------------------------ 45,150
  • MCSD for Microsoft .NET ------------------------- 7,744
  • MCAD for Microsoft .NET ------------------------ 15,769