Microsoft Certified Systems
The Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer credential is the premier
certification for professionals who analyze the business requirements
and design and implement the infrastructure for business solutions
based on the Windows* 2000 platform and Microsoft server software.
Implementation responsibilities include installing, configuring,
and troubleshooting network systems.
The Windows 2000 track of the MCSE
credential is designed for IT professionals working in the typically
complex computing environment of medium to large organizations.
An MCSE candidate should have at least one year of experience
implementing and administering a network operating system. The
Microsoft programs focus on computer software. The exams are
administered by Prometric and Virtual University Enterprises,
independent testing organizations with locations worldwide.
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers (MCSEs) receive these
benefits (effective January 1, 2000):
Industry recognition of your knowledge
and proficiency with Microsoft products and technologies.
Access to technical and product informationdirectly from
An MCSE logo, certificate, transcript, wallet card, and lapel
pin to identify you as an Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
to colleagues or clients.
Invitations to Microsoft conferences, technical training sessions,
and special events.
Much higher average salaries then their uncertified co-workers.