The following sections describe the certification requirements for the various types of Microsoft certification.
Discontinued Exams An asterisk following an exam in any of the lists below means that it is slated for retirement.
Passing any Microsoft exam (with the exception of exam 70-058, “Networking Essentials”) is all you need to do to become certified as an MCP.
You must pass three core exams and one elective exam to become an MCSA. The following sections show both the core requirements and the electives you can take to earn this certification.
You must pass three core exams from the following list to earn credit toward the MCSA certification: