Did you know that more than 80% of the world’s computers run a Microsoft operating system? This means that almost everyone from small businesses owners to Fortune 500 companies are using Microsoft software in their daily operations. Obtaining a Microsoft certification is the easiest and best way to get a job or promotion in the information technology industry. When you earn a Microsoft Certification, you prove your technical problem-solving skills and your expertise in job–related experience. If you are looking to embark on your career in the IT industry, then the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) would be ideal for you.
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certifications are designed to demonstrate the depth of your knowledge in one specific aspect of Microsoft software. There are more than 50 MCTS certifications that you can use to show your breadth in various programs, such as Windows operating systems, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SQL Server, and Microsoft Visual Studio. You can continue expanding your knowledge after completing the MCTS by enrolling in the Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) or Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD) certification programs.
There are no prerequisites for enrolling in these certification programs. In fact, it is common to get MCTS certified while you’re still an IT beginner. Don’t be discouraged if you only have basic computer knowledge. You can easily do well on the exams if you are able to demonstrate your understanding of the course concepts. Our online courses have great study materials for all these certification exams with affordable prices. Sharpen your existing skills through OpenSesame’s affordable courses to quickly prepare yourself for a career in IT.
|Category||Certification||Course||Seat Time||Cost Per Seat|
|Exchange Server||Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, Configuration||Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 MCTS 70-662||18 hrs||$80.00|
|Lync Server and Office Communications Server||Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Configuration||Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Configuring MCTS 70-664||21 hrs||$80.00|
|Project and Project Server||Enterprise Project Management with Microsoft Office Project Server 2007*||Project 2007 MCTS 70-632||9 hrs||$80.00|
|SharePoint and SharePoint Server||Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Configuration||
Microsoft Sharepoint 2010 Configuring MCTS 70-667
|Microsoft SharePoint 2007, Application Development*||Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 MCTS 70-542||9 hrs||$80.00|
|SQL Server||Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance||SQL Server 2008, Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance MCTS||1 hr||$569.00|
|Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Database Development*||MCTS 70-433 Exam Study Material||23 hrs||$80.00|
|Virtualization||Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization*||Windows Server 2008 R2 Virtualization MCTS 70-659||12 hrs||$80.00|
|Visual Studio||.NET Framework 3.5 ASP.NET, Applications*||Microsoft.NET 3.5 ASP.NET Apps MCTS 70-562||20 hrs||$80.00|
|.NET Framework 3.5 Windows Forms Applications*||Microsoft.NET 3.5 Forms Development MCTS 70-505||17 hrs||$80.00|
|Windows Client||Windows 7, Configuration||Windows 7 Configuration MCTS 70-680||11 hrs||$80.00|
|Windows Vista, Configuration*||Windows Vista Configuration MCTS 70-620||14 hrs||$80.00|
|Windows Server||Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration||Windows Server 2008 Active Directory MCTS 70-640||10 hrs||$80.00|
|Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuration||Windows Server 2008 Networking MCTS 70-642||8 hrs||$80.00|
|Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure, Configuration*||Windows Server 2008 Applications MCTS 70-643||8 hrs||$80.00|
*These exams will be retired in early 2013. For details, click here.
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