The MCSA or Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate, is a mid-level certification from Microsoft with the higher certification being the MCSE or MCSD
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)
Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)
The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification actually comes in four specialities these days.
If you manage a number of computers with Windows 8 installed or you plan on installing Windows 10 on a number of PCs then this is the certification for you.
20697-1 Configuring Windows 10
20697-2 Deploying and Managing Windows 10
Is your company migrating to the cloud using Office 365, then MCSA Office 365 is the certification for you.
Earning an MCSA Office 365 certification will also go a long way to helping in any job as a software as a service (SaaS) administrator or cloud applications administrator focused on managing Office 365 business productivity products like Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync.
20347 Managing Office 365 Identities and Services
Office 365 Solutions Associate
An MCSA Server 2012 certification is essential for any Windows network administrator or Windows computer system administrator.
This certification will help you prove your Windows Server skills which may also help you save your company money by improving efficiencies.
20410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
20411 Administering Windows Server 2012
20412 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
20417 Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012
20740 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2016
20741 Networking with Windows Server 2016
20742 Identity with Windows Server 2016
20743 Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2016
If you are looking to become a database developer or a database analyst then MCSA SQL Server is the certification for you.
Having the latest knowledge on maintaining and developing new databases can be crucial to a business and therefore this certification can be crucial to many businesses.
20461 Querying Microsoft SQL Server
20462 Administering Microsoft SQL Server Databases
20463 Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server
20761 Querying Data with Transact-SQL
20762 Developing SQL Databases
SQL Server Database Development
20764 Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure
20765 Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure
SQL Server Database Administration
20767 Implementing a SQL Data Warehouse
20768 Developing SQL Data Models
SQL Business Intelligence Development
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