Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer Program Teaches to MCAD/MCSD

The Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) for Microsoft .NET credential is the top-level certification for advanced developers who design and develop leading-edge enterprise solutions using Microsoft development tools and technologies as well as the Microsoft .NET Framework. The MCSD program also teaches to the MCAD and MCDBA certifications.

MOC Course #
Sull Course #
Course Title Length MS Exam #
2667

MSD 105



Quarter 1 (1)
Introduction to Programming 5 ½ Weeks  N/A
2559

MSD 106


Quarter 1 (2)
Introduction to Visual Basic .NET Programming with Microsoft .NET 5 ½ Weeks N/A
2310

MSD107

Quarter 2 (1)

Developing Microsoft ASP.NET Web Applications Using Visual Studio .NET 5 ½ Weeks 70–305: Developing and Implementing Web Applications with Microsoft Visual Basic® .NET and Microsoft Visual Studio® .NET
2565

MSD203

Quarter 2 (2)

Developing Microsoft .NET Applications for Windows (Visual Basic .NET) 5 ½ Weeks 70–306: Developing and Implementing Windows®-based Applications with Microsoft Visual Basic .NET and Microsoft Visual Studio .NET
2389
2663

MSD201

Quarter 3 (1)

Programming with ADO and XML 5 ½ Weeks 70–310: Developing XML Web Services and Server Components with Microsoft Visual Basic .NET and the Microsoft .NET Framework
2024

MSD205

Quarter 3 (2)

Developing XML Web Services Using Microsoft ASP.NET
5 ½ Weeks  
2071
2073

MDB103

Quarter 4 (1)

Querying and Programming a Microsoft SQL Database 5 ½ Weeks 70–229: Designing and Implementing Databases with Microsoft SQL Server™ 2000 Enterprise Edition
2710

MSD 206

Quarter 4 (2)

Analyzing Requirements and Defining Microsoft .NET Solution Architectures 5 ½ Weeks 70–300: Analyzing Requirements and Defining Microsoft .NET Solution Architectures

The Courses Below are additional and required if pursuing the MCDBA

Quarter 5 Implementing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure: Network Hosts 5 ½ Weeks 70–291: Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure
Quarter 5 Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure: Network Services 5 ½ Weeks