MCSA: Windows Server 2012
Solutions Associate

The skills for your professional career
Prove your mastery of the primary set of Windows Server 2012 skills required to reduce IT costs and deliver more business value. (New to IT? Learn about MTA certification for new entrants.)
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).

Step Title Optional training Required exam
1. Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 410 410
2. Administering Windows Server 2012 411 411
3. Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services 412 412

The globally recognized standard for IT professionals
Validate your ability to move your company to the cloud, increase user productivity and flexibility, reduce data loss, and improve data security for your organization.
Earning an MCSE: Messaging certification will qualify you for a position in network and computer systems administration.

Step Title Optional training Required exam
1. Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements 346 346
2. Enabling Office 365 Services
After successfully completing steps 1 and 2, you'll earn a Microsoft Certified Solutions
Associate (MCSA): Office 365 certification.
346 347
3. Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 341 341
4. Advanced Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 342 342
This MCSE certification requires you to show continued ability to perform in your chosen solution area by completing a recertification exam every three years.