26. června 2012 20:18
I am currently trying to decide on one of the plethora of IT certifications available, and I had it narrowed down to the MTA Software Dev. Fundamentals certification until I stumbled upon a forum post saying the MTA would be phased out soon, to be replaced with the MCITP. Is this true?
Also, I'm hoping to get the opinions of seasoned IT professionals in regards to my career path.
A little context seems to be in order: I'm new to the IT world, but have a decent amount of experience with computers, mainly on the development side of things (i.e., Java, MySQL, AJAX, ActionScript, Flex & AIR, etc). I'm enrolled in the CompSci program at a reputable university, starting classes in the fall, but am having second thoughts after seeing the costs.
In terms of diplomas vs. certifications, I see a couple different choices. First, I could pursue my degree while picking up the odd cert here and there. Alternatively, I could throw myself head-first at obtaining certifications, gaining a good bit of experience along the way.
What do you think?
27. června 2012 7:20Přispěvatel
MTAs will not be replaced with MCITPs (these exams are totally different from the MTAs). Because you're a student you could start with any of the MTA certifications.
For more help on choosing the right MCITP certification path you should decide if you're a business intelligence, database, server administrator, ... guy.
An overview could be found on http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/certification/mcitp.aspx#tab2
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