MCSA: Windows 8

MCSA: Windows 8

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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.

Note The MCSA: Windows 8 certification, Exam 687, Exam 688, Exam 689, and Exam 692 are retiring in the fall of 2015. See the lists of retired exams and retired certifications for more information.

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 retired exams and retired 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 retired exams and retired certifications.