• Microsoft and CompTIA Certification Exams

    Passing the exams detailed below indicates that you possess the in-depth knowledge, skills, and hands-on computer technician and network administrator experience that can help to make you an effective employee in an IT department.(1)

    Learn which certification each exam covers and which you can earn once you pass the exam by reading the list below.

    Or call or request information to learn more about our Microsoft and CompTIA certification opportunities.

    CompTIA A+ Certifications

    CompTIA is a leading provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications; they validate the technical knowledge and hands-on practice necessary for entry-level IT roles.

    Remington College students may be eligible to test for these CompTIA A+ certifications when their Computer Architecture courses are completed:

    • CompTIA A+ 220-701: Essentials
    • CompTIA A+ 220-702: Practical Application

    Other CompTIA certifications may be available if you have earned at least three Microsoft certifications.

    Microsoft Certification Exams:

    Exam 70-680: Windows 7 Configuration

    This certification covers technical skills in Windows 7 system settings like networking and security. It demonstrates your ability to administer and configure Windows 7 in home and business environments.

    • Certification granted: Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist (MCTS): Windows 7 Configuration
    • Counts as credit toward: Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator, MCITP: Enterprise Desktop Administrator 7, MCITP: Enterprise Desktop Support Technician 7
    • Linked to Remington College course: CN1176: Computer Support

    Exam 70-685: Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop Support Technician

    This certification covers troubleshooting for Windows 7 in enterprise environments, representing wide-ranging technical skills including identifying and assessing issues in networking, work groups, software, and more.

    • Counts as credit toward: MCITP: Enterprise Desktop Support Technician 7
    • Linked to Remington College course: CN1260: Client Operating Systems

    Exam 70-640: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory

    This certification indicates skill and practice in working with the Active Directory in Windows Server 2008, which is used to manage the identities and relationships that make up a network. It covers an array of technical skill sets like planning and using group policies and administrative security.

    • Certification granted: MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration
    • Counts as credit toward: MCITP: Enterprise Administrator, MCITP: Server Administrator
    • Linked to Remington College course: CN1276: Network Implementation and Support I

    Exam 70-642: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure

    This certification also indicates technical expertise in creating and implementing Microsoft Windows Server 2008 networks, from their initial configuration through ongoing maintenance.

    • Certification granted: MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring
    • Counts as credit toward: MCITP: Enterprise Administrator, MCITP: Server Administrator
    • Linked to Remington College course: CN2140: Network Implementation and Support II

    Exam 70-646: Windows Server 2008 Administrator

    This certification indicates effective knowledge of network administration using Windows Server 2008, from planning server deployments and network infrastructure, to using virtualization, to controlling network security, access, and backups.

    • Counts as credit toward: MCITP: Server Administrator
    • Linked to Remington College course: CN2176: Network Implementation and Support I

    Our Microsoft IT Academy program is available at the following campuses: Dallas, Ft. Worth, Lafayette, Memphis, Mobile, Tampa.