Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)


Windows Server 2012 certification will qualify you for a position as a network or computer systems administrator or a computer network specialist


Students, technology educators, and entry-level IT staff of accredited academic institutions

MCSA Certifications

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification is the foundation for higher certifications and prerequisite for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE). This new certification replaces the older Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS).

MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate) is a certification program intended for people who seek entry-level jobs in an IT (information technology) environment..

Candidates must pass three certification exam in order to earn a MCSA certification.


MCSA: Windows Server 2012
Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (Course 20410)
Administering Windows Server 2012 (Course 20411)
Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (Course 20412)

Exam number

Exam 70-410
Exam 70-411
Exam 70-412


MCSA: Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring (Course 6425+6426)
Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring (Course 6421)
Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator (Course 6433)

Exam number

Exam 70-640
Exam 70-642
Exam 70-646

Upgrade Certification

MCSA: Windows Server 2008 to 2012
Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012 (Course 20417)

Exam number

Exam 70-417