This page features MCSA:Windows Server 2016.
MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate) is a certification level intended for people who seek entry-level jobs in IT. A typical MCSA candidate should have at least six to 12 months of IT experience before pursuing this certification.
MCSA Windows Server 2016 certification validates your mastery of the primary set of Windows Server 2016 skills required to reduce IT costs and deliver more business value. Earning MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification qualifies you for a position as a network or computer systems administrator or as a computer network specialist, and is a required step on the path to becoming a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE).
SPECIAL NOTE: MCSA Linux on Azure and MCSA Cloud Platform certifications originally offered in this track were retired by Microsoft as of December 31, 2018. Microsoft has introduced new job-role certifications in their place. See Azure Job-Role Certifications.
|Click Title for Dates & Outlines||Days||Fee|
|Step 1: Prepare for Exam 740 with this course (either live instructor-led or self-study On-Demand training)|
|20740: Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016||5||$2795|
|MOC On-Demand: 20740-Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016||5||$995|
|Step 2: Prepare for Exam 741 with this course (either live instructor-led or self-study On-Demand training)|
|20741: Networking with Windows Server 2016||5||$2795|
|MOC On-Demand: 20741-Networking with Windows Server 2016||5||$995|
|Step 3: Prepare for Exam 742 with this course (either live instructor-led or self-study On-Demand training)|
|20742: Identity with Windows Server 2016||5||$2795|
|MOC On-Demand: 20742-Identity with Windows Server 2016||5||$995|
Once you have passed Microsoft exams 740, 741 and 742 you will be awarded MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification from Microsoft.
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MCSA certification is a prerequisite for MCSE (Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert) certification.
Once you have earned MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification, you just have to pass one (1) more exam from a list of approved electives to earn MCSE Core Infrastructure.
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