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 & Windows 2003 platform and Microsoft server software. Implementation responsibilities include installing, configuring, and troubleshooting network systems. The Windows 2000 & Windows 2003 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 Virtual University Enterprises, independent testing organizations with locations worldwide.
Microsoft credential for applicants who are expert in operating systems, networking components, and Microsoft BackOffice products and related services. Seven exams are required to qualify: five core exams, plus two electives.