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Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)

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This vendor-specific Certification is Offered By:
Microsoft
Santa Clarita, CA USA
Phone: 800-636-7544
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Skill Level: Intermediate                          Status: Being phased out

Low Cost: $1050 (shortest track)               

Summary:
For individuals who design and implement the infrastructure for business solutions based on the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 platform. Replaced by MCITP, then the new MCSE.

Initial Requirements:
This version of the MCSE has been retired (though still valid) for some time. It covers Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2000. When active, it required candidates to pass seven exams: four core exams on networking systems, one core exam on client operating systems, one core design exam and one elective exam. Exams cost $150 each.

Continuing Requirements:
According to Microsoft, the MCSE on Windows Server 2003 certification will not retire. However, it will be converted to "legacy" status and will be listed as such on your certification transcript.

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Certification: Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) (United States)

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