MCSE: Data Management and Analytics
The globally recognized standard for IT professionals
Demonstrate your broad skill sets in SQL administration, building enterprise-scale data solutions, and leveraging business intelligence data—both on-premises and in cloud environments.
Earning an MCSE: Data Management and Analytics certification qualifies you for such jobs as database analyst, database designer, and business intelligence analyst.
This MCSE certification can be earned as follows:
Step 1: Earn one of the following Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certifications:
MCSA: SQL Server 2012/2014
MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Administration
MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Development
MCSA: SQL 2016 Business Intelligence Development
Step 2: Pass one of the following elective exams:
Update - Microsoft Certification Announcement:
The MCSA, MCSE, and MCSD retirement has been postponed until January 31, 2021 – Learn More Now.
Microsoft provides two re-certification options for those who want to demonstrate continues competence in these areas. You can demonstrate that you're staying current in the technology by either taking a re-certification exam or stay-current course within two years of earning your certification. As soon as you pass either the course or the exam, the expiration date on your certification will be extended two years from that date. For more information, please check out the FAQ on Microsoft's Certification Exam Policies page.