MCDST and MCITP 2008/2012

MCDST and MCITP 2008/2012

SKU: MCDST&MCITP2008/2012 Category:
Tuition: $ 20,050.00
Registration Fees: $ 100.00
Books & Supplies: $ 0.00
STRF(Students Tuition Recovery Fund): $ 0.00


Program Description

This program combines two (2) courses.

  1. Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)

This course prepares students to support users and troubleshoot desktop applications and operating systems.  Students will learn how to install and configure Windows 7 operating system.

  1. Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)

The Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) on Windows Server is intended for information technology (IT) professionals who work in the complex computing environment of medium to large companies. This course prepares students to support users and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and Microsoft Windows Server 2012.

Target Audience

This program is intended for those interested in pursuing careers as help desk specialists, PC technicians, PC/desktop support specialists, or IT professionals that work in a complex computing environment.


Students should have at least one year of experience implementing and administering Windows Server in an environment that has the following characteristics.

  1. 250 to 5,000 or more users
  2. multiple physical locations, multiple domain controllers
  3. network services and resources such as messaging, databases, file and print,  firewalls, Internet access, an intranet, Public Key Infrastructure, remote access, remote desktop, virtualization, and client computer management
  4. connectivity requirements such as connecting branch offices and individual users in remote locations to corporate resources, and connecting corporate networks

Program Length

930 Clock Hours, 52 Weeks

Program NameClock Hours/Lecture/Lab
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCAS)376/244/132
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)554/360/194



Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to

  • support end users in a Microsoft Office and Windows environment.
  • support and troubleshoot desktop applications.
  • support and troubleshoot operating systems.
  • configure zones, DNS server settings, zone transfers, and replication.
  • configure a forest or a domain.
  • configure trusts.
  • configure sites.
  • configure Active Directory replication.
  • configure the global catalog.

Requirements For Program Completion

To successfully complete this program, students must maintain a minimum average of at least 70% or C.