MCSE on NT4 as Elective

You can still use your NT4 certification as an elective for MCSA or MCSE on Windows Server 2003.

We have gotten questions about this from some of you; please rest assured that nothing has changed and the rules about using NT4 are still as listed in alternative electives note and table, respectively, on:

In other news, someone is making popcorn in the third floor kitchen of 18 and it smells delicious as. I learned that in Australia. When something is really good or really bad, you just put an "as" after the adjective and stop. Do other places say this, too? Small pockets of people in Seattle, Washington do. As of recently. Don't mind me, a small* pocket of one.

* Small as. 

Comments (5)

  1. Chris Lehr says:

    I still am not sure how I got my MCSE 2003 without 297.

  2. Alice says:

    Chris: The MCSE 2003 Design Core section requires one of either 70-297 or 70-298. So if you took 70-298, that’s how. 🙂

  3. Chris Lehr says:

    Alice:  Yes, I know how to read requirements.

    I have NEVER sat 298.  Have taken 297 twice (and ugh failed) and I am an MCSE 2003.

    I also have 284/285 and no MCSE+Messaging.


  4. Gonzalo says:


    I’m MCSA on Windows 2000 and i’m taking the exams for MCSE on 2003. MCSA on Win 2000 Exams will be "retired" in march…

    the question is: My MCSA on Windows 2000 will be a valid elective for MCSE AFTER march 2008?


  5. Andy (ajs1976) says:

    Chris have you taken any of the Windows 2000 Design exams?

    From the very bottom of the MCSE 2003 requirements page:  Footnote #3: Exams 70-297 and 70-298 may each count one time as either one core design exam or one elective exam but not both. Candidates may also take Exams 70-219, 70-220, 70-221, or 70-226 to satisfy the Core Design exam requirement.

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