Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
An MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) is someone who has passed exams about the Microsoft Windows NT operating system, related desktop systems, networking, and Microsoft’s BackOffice server products. To prepare for the exams, you can take courses at a certified training company location, in certified courses in a high school or college, or through self-study at Microsoft’s self-study Web site or through certified training materials.
What is Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) certification?
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) certification validates IT professional and developer technical expertise through rigorous, industry-proven and industry-recognised exams. MCP exams cover a wide range of Microsoft products, technologies, and solutions.
When you pass your first qualifying MCP exam, you automatically become a Microsoft Certified Professional and gain access to MCP benefits. You also join a community of millions of MCPs, with thousands more joining every month. After you become an MCP, you’re on your way to distinguishing yourself through expert certifications including Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) and Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD).
MCP-qualifying exams include all of the exams required in the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), MCSE, MCSDand Microsoft Specialist certifications. Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) exams and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exams do not qualify for MCP certification.