These certifications prove you have the comprehensive set of skills to perform a particular IT job role, such as database administrator or enterprise messaging administrator. They are based on older versions of Microsoft technologies, and your MCITP certification will decline in value as companies move to newer versions of our products. Take advantage of special upgrades to earn a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) and protect your investment in your certifications.
Most MCITP certifications will be retired by July 31, 2014. Your retired certification will remain on your transcript with a Legacy designation. Once certifications and their relevant exams are retired, they're added to the lists of retired exams and retired certifications.
MCITP candidates are IT professionals capable of deploying, building, designing, optimizing, and operating technologies for a particular job role. They make the design and technology decisions necessary to ensure successful technology implementation projects.
Why get certified?
Earning a Microsoft Certification helps validate your proven experience and helps you build your career, whether you are new to technology or a seasoned professional. The benefits you receive after earning a Microsoft Certification provide you opportunities to connect with a vast, global network of Microsoft Certified Professionals (MCPs). Research shows that certification is a value to you and your organization :
The following tables list the MCITP certifications available, by technology. Where multiple exams are required for a certification, they may be taken in any order.
MCITP: Server Administrator Certification:
MCITP: Enterprise Administrator Certification: