MCSA: Windows 8

MCSA: Windows 8

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The skills for your professional career

Prove you have the expertise to configure, manage and maintain a Windows 8 enterprise system. (New to IT? Learn about MTA certification for new entrants.)

Earning an MCSA: Windows 8 certification qualifies you for a position as a computer support specialist.

Heard about the coming Windows 8 updates, called Windows 8.1? Read the FAQs to find out how we are updating our certifications.

Step

Exam title

Optional training

Required exam

Certification earned

1

Configuring Windows 8.1

MCSA: Windows 8

2

Supporting Windows 8.1

Next

Earn your MCSE certification.

You can upgrade these certifications to the MCSA: Windows 8 certification.

  • MCITP: Enterprise Desktop Administrator on Windows 7

  • MCITP: Enterprise Desktop Support Technician on Windows 7

  • MCSA: Windows 7

Step

Exam title

Optional training

Required exam

Certification earned

1

Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows 8

MCSA: Windows 8

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 See lists of withdrawn exams and withdrawn certifications.

You can upgrade these certifications to the MCSA: Windows 8 certification.

  • MCDST: Windows XP

  • MCSA: Windows 2000

  • MCSA: Security on Windows 2000

  • MCSA: Messaging on Windows 2000

  • MCSA: Windows Server 2003

  • MCSA: Security on Windows Server 2003

  • MCSA: Messaging on Windows Server 2003

  • MCSE: Windows 2000

  • MCSE: Security on Windows 2000

  • MCSE: Messaging on Windows 2000

  • MCSE: Windows Server 2003

  • MCSE: Security on Windows Server 2003

  • MCSE: Messaging on Windows Server 2003

Step

Exam title

Optional training

Required exam

Certification earned

1

Upgrading Your Windows XP Skills to MCSA: Windows 8

MCSA: Windows 8

Note Course 20689 can be modified for Exam 692. Please contact your local training provider.

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 See lists of withdrawn exams and withdrawn certifications.