RE: MCSA and MCSE overlap
From: Bobby (Bobby_at_discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2004 17:39:03 -0700
My understanding from Bruce's question is if he passes exams that are in both MCSA and MCSE track, does he need to take it twice or just once. My understanding is he doesn't need to retake the exams that he has accumulated for MCSA when he pursues his MCSE certification.
For example, if he passes 70-270 as the client exam for MCSA, he doesn't need to take another client exam to qualify for MCSE as his 70-270 can be reuse for his MCSE certification. The same applies to network exams and the electives as well.
Therefore for MCSA, Bruce would need to pass a client exam, 2 network exams and an elective exam. If he wants to move on to MCSE, he would need to take 2 more network exams and one design exam. This will be sufficient if the elective that he passes for MCSA is also in MCSE.
Hope this helps.
-- You can only master as much as you are willing to master. "email@example.com" wrote: > no it dosent, what are you talking bout, that was totaly > off topic > >-----Original Message----- > >Hi Bruce, > > > >It is the accumulative MCP exams that you have passed > that will qualify you for any certification. As long as > the exam or exams are listed in the track, MCSA 2003 or > MCSE 2003, it can be reused. There are also some electives > in MCSE that can be used to achieve the MCDBA > certification. > > > >Hope this helps. > > > >Bobby > >-- > >You can only master as much as you are willing to master. > > > > > >"Bruce" wrote: > > > >> Hello > >> > >> I will soon be taking exams required to get an MCSA in > >> Windows 2003. There are some exams that overlap between > >> the MCSA in Win 2003 and the MCSE in Win 2003. If i > pass > >> 1 of these exams do the core credits i get count > towards > >> either MCSA in Win 2003 or MCSE in Win 2003 or do they > >> count towards both? > >> > >> Regards > >> > >> Bruce > >> > >. > > >