Microsoft Certifications

Microsoft has reinvented its certification program to support today's industry transformation by building cloud-related skills validation into its certification program. As Microsoft continues to release technology solutions, we are also charting the course for IT Pros and Developers to develop and validate their skill sets across a range of technologies, with a focus on specific technology solutions. This presents a host of new training opportunities for Learning Partners, to get your customers ready for cloud computing.

Server Certification Path

MTA: IT Infrastructure

Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is an introductory Microsoft certification for individuals considering a career in technology. MTA certification addresses a wide spectrum of fundamental technical concepts, assesses and validates your core technical knowledge, and enhances your technical credibility.
Note: MTA exams do not qualify for MCP certification, nor are they a prerequisite for MCSA or MCSD certification.
To become a Microsoft Technology Associate, you must pass an exam in one of the following tracks, depending on your interests and career goals.

ExamTraining Course
Exam 98-365Windows Server Administration Fundamentals
Exam 98-366Network Fundamentals
Exam 98-367Windows Security Fundamentals
Exam 98-368
Exam 98-369

MCSA: Windows Server 2012

Prove your mastery of the primary set of Windows Server 2012 skills required to reduce IT costs and deliver more business value.
Earning an MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification qualifies you for a position as a network or computer systems administrator or as a computer network specialist, and it is the first step on your path to becoming a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE).

ExamTraining Course
Exam 70-410Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
Exam 70-411Administering Windows Server 2012
Exam 70-412 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

MCSE: Server Infrastructure

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Server Infrastructure certification validates that you have the skills needed to run a highly efficient and modern data center, with expertise in identity management, systems management, virtualization, storage, and networking.
Earning an MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification will qualify you for such jobs as computer support specialist and information security analyst.

ExamTraining Course
Exam 70-410Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
Exam 70-411Administering Windows Server 2012
Exam 70-412Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
Exam 70-413Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure
Exam 70-414Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure

MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure

Show that you can deploy and manage desktops and devices that provide access from anywhere, while maintaining security and compliance. Also validate your skills in virtual desktop infrastructure, remote desktop services, and application virtualization.
Earning an MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure certification will qualify you for such job roles as desktop and device support, and data and applications manager.

ExamTraining Course
Exam 70-410Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
Exam 70-411Administering Windows Server 2012
Exam 70-412Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
Exam 70-415Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure
Exam 70-416Implementing Desktop Application Environments

MCSE: Private Cloud

Prove your expertise in managing and implementing Microsoft private cloud computing technologies. With Windows Server and System Center, you will build your Microsoft private cloud solution to optimize IT service delivery and gain the automation and flexibility you need for your IT infrastructure, now and in the future.
Earning an MCSE: Private Cloud certification will qualify you for such jobs as server administrator, systems programmer, and network manager.

ExamTraining Course
Exam 70-410Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
Exam 70-411Administering Windows Server 2012
Exam 70-412Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
Exam 70-246Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud with System Center 2012
Exam 70-247Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud with System Center 2012

MCSE: SharePoint

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.

ExamTraining Course
Exam 70-346Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements
Exam 70-347Enabling Office 365 Services
Exam 70-331Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
Exam 70-332Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

Desktop Certification Path

MCSA: Windows 10

Prove you have the expertise to configure, manage, and maintain a Windows 10 enterprise system.

ExamTraining Course
Exam 70-697 Installing and Configuring Windows 10
Deploying and managing Windows 10 Using Enterprise Services

MCSE: Enterprise Devices and Apps

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Enterprise Devices and Apps certification validates that you have the skills needed to manage devices in today’s bring-your-own-device (BYOD) enterprise. It qualifies you for a career path which can range from traditional desktop support technician to enterprise management of BYOD devices and apps.

ExamTraining Course
Exam 70-687Configuring Windows 8.1
Exam 70-688Supporting Windows 8.1
Exam 70-695Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications
Exam 70-696Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Intune


Database Certification Path

MCSA: SQL Server

Demonstrate your essential skills and breakthrough insights in developing and maintaining the next wave of mission-critical environments.
Earning an MCSA: SQL Server certification will qualify you for a position as a database developer or database analyst.

ExamTraining Course
Exam 70-461Querying Microsoft SQL Server (20461)
Exam 70-462Administering Microsoft SQL Server Databases (20462)
Exam 70-463Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server (20463)

MCSE: Data Platform

Demonstrate your broad skill sets in SQL Server administration and in building enterprise-scale data solutions both on-premises and in cloud environments.
Earning an MCSE: Data Platform certification will qualify you for such jobs as database analyst and database designer.

ExamTraining Course
Exam 70-461Querying Microsoft SQL Server (20461)
Exam 70-462Administering Microsoft SQL Server Databases (20462)
Exam 70-463Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server (20463)
Exam 70-463Developing Microsoft SQL Server Databases (20464)

MCSE: Business Intelligence

Prove that you have the skills and techniques needed to design, build, and deploy SQL Server business intelligence solutions that deliver more data to more people across the organization.
Earning an MCSE: Business Intelligence certification will qualify you for a position as a BI and reporting engineer.

ExamTraining Course
Exam 70-461Querying Microsoft SQL Server (20461)
Exam 70-462Administering Microsoft SQL Server Databases (20462)
Exam 70-463Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server (20463)
Exam 70-463Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server (20466)
Exam 70-463Designing Self-Service Business Intelligence and Big Data Solutions (20467)


Developer Certification Path

MCSD: Windows Store Apps

Demonstrate your expertise in designing and developing fast and fluid Windows 8 apps. There are two paths to achieving this type of Windows certification—using HTML5 or C#.
If you’re leveraging your existing web programming skills in JavaScript, or starting from scratch on a new website, we recommend choosing the HTML5 path. If you‘re a .NET developer and are planning to create Windows 8 apps, choose the C# path.
Earning an MCSD: Windows Store Apps certification will qualify you for such jobs as software developer, web developer, and quality engineer.

Get your MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using HTML5

ExamTraining Course
Exam 70-480Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (20480)
Exam 70-481Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript (20481)
Exam 70-482Advanced Windows Store App Development Using HTML5 and JavaScript (20482)

Get your MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using C#

ExamTraining Course
Exam 70-483Programming in C# (20483)
Exam 70-484Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C# (20484)
Exam 70-485Advanced Windows Store App Development Using HTML5 and JavaScript (20482)

MCSD: Web Applications

Get recognized for your expertise in creating and deploying modern web applications and services.
Earning an MCSD: Web Applications certification will qualify you for a position as a web developer or web administrator

ExamTraining Course
Exam 70-480Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (20480)
Exam 70-486Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications (20486B)
Exam 70-487Developing Windows Azure and Web Services (20487)

MCSD: SharePoint Applications

Demonstrate your expertise at designing and developing collaboration applications with Microsoft SharePoint. To achieve the Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD): SharePoint Applications certification you must have a solid foundation of web programming skills using HTML5 with JavaScript and ASP.NET MVC.
Earning an MCSD: SharePoint Applications certification will qualify you for such jobs as software developer or web developer.

ExamTraining Course
Exam 70-480Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (20480)
Exam 70-486Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications (20486B)
Exam 70-488Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions (20488)
Exam 70-489Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Advanced Solutions (20489)