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MCPD Enterprise Applications Developer

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The Microsoft Certified Professional Developer: Enterprise Applications Developer (MCPD: Enterprise Applications Developer) credential demonstrates that you have the comprehensive skills required to build n-tier solutions targeting both Web and rich-client user experiences.

MCPD: Enterprise Applications Developer candidates must first meet the requirements for the following three Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) credentials for the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0. The MCTS Credentials consist of four exams.

Pre-requisites:

  • MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Web Applications
  • MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Windows Applications 
  • MCTS: .NET Framework 2.0 Distributed Applications

Further information on this certification will be released shortly.

Full Track (1 Exam Required)
Exam 70–549: PRO: Designing and Developing Enterprise Applications by Using the Microsoft .NET Framework


MCSD Upgrade to MCPD: Enterprise Applications Developer

If you are a Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), you can upgrade to the MCPD: Enterprise Applications Developer credential by taking two upgrade exams in place of the one required exam and the four prerequisite MCTS credential exams.

Prerequisites

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) certification

 

  • Required Exams
Recommended Training
Exam 70–553: UPGRADE: MCSD Microsoft
.NET Skills to MCPD: Enterprise Application
Developer by Using the Microsoft .NET
Framework: Part 1

Core Data Access Development with
Visual Studio 2005 (M2541)

Advanced Data Access Development
with Visual Studio 2005 (M2542)

Core Web Application Development
with Visual Studio 2005 (M2543)

Advanced Web Application Development
with Visual Studio 2005 (M2544)

Core Windows Application Development
with Visual Studio 2005 (M2546)

Advanced Windows Application Development
with Visual Studio 2005 (M2547)

Exam 70–554: UPGRADE: MCSD Microsoft
.NET Skills to MCPD: Enterprise Application
Developer by Using the Microsoft .NET
Framework: Part 2

Core Distributed Application Development
with Visual Studio 2005 (M2548)

Advanced Distributed Application
Development with Visual Studio
2005 (M2549)