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Microsoft Solutions Expert Certificate of Completion

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This tuition-free noncredit certificate is composed of three courses that prepare students for the first three levels of the MCSE (Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert) exams. Microsoft is the worldwide leader in the desktop PC marketplace. These three Microsoft certificates have high value in the IT support marketplace. Students need to complete two of the three MSCE courses to obtain the certificate. In general, this certificate caters to skills builders, recently out of work IT professionals, individuals unable to afford boot camp bills, or any student looking to enhance a college degree with important 21st-century skills.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Identify basic operating system terminology.
  • Describe and identify the basic components of an operating system.
  • Configure a small Microsoft Windows network.


Course ID Title Hours
CIS 471NC  MCSE Certification Exam Prep I 83
CIS 472NC  * MCSE Certification Exam Prep II 83
CIS 473NC  * MCSE Certification Exam Prep III 83


166-249 hrs.

*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.

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