MCSA: Windows Server 2012

MCSA: Windows Server 2012

Solutions Associate

The skills for your professional career

Show that you have the primary set of Windows Server 2012 skills, relevant across multiple solution areas in a business environment, to reduce IT costs and deliver more business value. (New to IT? Learn about MTA certification for new entrants.)

Earning an MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification will qualify you for a position as a network or computer systems administrator or a computer network specialist.

To find out how the certifications and training will be updated with Windows Server 2012 R2 updates, read the FAQs.

Step

Title

Optional training

Required exam

Certification earned

1

Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

MCSA: Windows Server 2012

2

Administering Windows Server 2012

3

Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

Next

Earn your MCSE certification.

You can upgrade these certifications to the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification.

  • MCSA: Windows Server 2008

  • MCITP: Server Administrator on Windows Server 2008

  • MCITP: Enterprise Administrator on Windows Server 2008

  • MCITP: Virtualization Administrator on Windows Server 2008 R2

  • MCITP: Enterprise Messaging Administrator 2010

  • MCITP: Lync Server Administrator 2010

  • MCITP: SharePoint Administrator 2010

  • MCITP: Enterprise Desktop Administrator on Windows 7

Step

Title

Optional training

Required exam

Certification earned

1

Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012

MCSA: Windows Server 2012

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