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MCSA leads on to MCAD.

Discussion in 'MCAD / MCSD / MCPD' started by Paul Petrou, May 14, 2008.

  1. Paul Petrou

    Paul Petrou New Member

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    Hello all,
    Bit new here, i'm currently doing some training for the MCSA and the company I am doing it with also offers the MCAD.NET.

    Is it worth trying to do this certification? I hear it has gone end of line and M$crosoft are now doing the MCPD, I was told I could do the MCAD and then do a further exam 70-551 which would then upgrade me to the MCPD.


    PS Sorry if this is in the wrong forum!!!

    Thanks
    Paul.
     
  2. BosonMichael
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    BosonMichael Yottabyte Poster

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    Not sure how the MCSA relates to the MCAD, since one is server administration and the other is programming - admins don't program, and programmers don't admin.

    I always recommend going for the oldest certification and working forward. You can always "upgrade" an older certification to the latest version... but you can't "downgrade" a newer certification to an older one.
     
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  3. Paul Petrou

    Paul Petrou New Member

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    Thanks for your quick reply, I will look into it.
     

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