MCSE: SharePoint

MCSE: SharePoint

Solutions Expert

The globally recognized standard for IT professionals

Earn recognition for your expertise in helping a company organize, sync, collaborate, and share information across the organization.

Earning an MCSE: SharePoint certification will qualify you for a job as systems or network analyst.

StepTitleOptional trainingRequired examCertification earned
1Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements346346MCSE: Sharepoint logo
2Enabling Office 365 Services346347

After successfully completing steps 1 and 2, you'll earn a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Office 365 certification.

3Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013331331
4Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013332332

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

Additional options

You can substitute an MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification for the MCSA: Office 365 certification.

How to upgrade to the MCSE: SharePoint certification

You can upgrade these certifications to the MCSE: SharePoint certification.

  • MCSA: 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
StepTitleOptional trainingRequired examCertification earned
1Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012417417MCSE: Sharepoint logo
2Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013331331
3Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013332332

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

How to recertify your MCSE: SharePoint certification

If you currently hold an MCSE: SharePoint certification and your three-year recertification date is approaching, you can recertify through Microsoft Virtual Academy.