MCSE: Business Intelligence

MCSE: Business Intelligence

Solutions Expert

The globally recognized standard for IT professionals

Prove that you have the skills and techniques needed to design, build, and deploy solutions that deliver more data to more people across the organization.

Earning an MCSE: Business Intelligence certification will qualify for a position as a BI and reporting engineer.

Step

Title

Optional training

Required exam

Certification earned

1

Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012

MCSE: Business Intelligence

2

Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases

3

Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

MSCA

After successfully completing steps 1-3, you'll earn a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): SQL Server 2012 certification.

4

Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

5

Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Recertify

This MCSE certification requires you to show continued ability to perform in your chosen solution area by completing a recertification exam every three years.

You can upgrade this certification to the MCSE: Business Intelligence certification.

  • MCITP: Business Intelligence 2008

Step

Title

Required exam

Certification earned

1

Transition Your MCTS on SQL Server 2008 to MCSA: SQL Server 2012, Part 1

MCSE: Business Intelligence

2

Transition Your MCTS on SQL Server 2008 to MCSA: SQL Server 2012, Part 2

MCSA

After successfully completing steps 1-2, you'll earn a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): SQL Server 2012 certification.

3

Transition Your MCITP: Business Intelligence Developer 2008 to MCSE: Business Intelligence

The lifespan of a certification varies, based on certification track and certification technology. See lists of retired exams and retired certifications.