MTA Software Testing Fundamentals (MTA)

Candidates for this exam are seeking to prove core testing skills. Before taking this exam, candidates should have solid foundational knowledge of the topics outlined on this exam details page. It is recommended that candidates be familiar with the concepts of and have some hands-on experience with the technologies or practices described here, either by taking relevant training courses or by working with tutorials and samples available on MSDN and in Microsoft Visual Studio.

Exam 98-379 measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.

  • Describe testing fundamentals (15‒20%)
  • Describe testing methodology (10‒15%)
  • Create software tests (20‒25%)
  • Manage software testing projects (15‒20%)
  • Work with bugs (15‒20%)
  • Automate software testing (10‒15%)

Optional Training

  • Exam 98-379: Software Testing Fundamentals