New Microsoft Certifications
The new Microsoft certification programme, has been reinvented to reflect and validate the changing role of IT Professionals as they develop cloud and hybrid computing expertise.
The existing MCTS, MCITP, and MCPD certifications will remain available however as new technologies are released, they will be released in the new certification structure. Over time, the MCTS, MCITP, and MCPD certifications will retire.
New Generation Certifications
The new Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), and Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (MCSM) are designed to better reflect the experience, knowledge, and skills that IT professionals and developers need to build and manage technology solutions, that may include multiple technologies, whether on premise or in the cloud.
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) and Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) are for professionals who want to lead their IT organisation’s journey to the cloud. These certifications recognise IT professionals with broad and deep skill sets across Microsoft solutions.
The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) is the certification for aspiring IT professionals and is also the prerequisite certification necessary to earn an MCSE. The Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (MCSM) is the ultimate destination for the most experienced MCSEs.
For more information, visit our Microsoft Certification section.