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Microsoft Certified Desktop Tech/MS Cert Tech Specialist(MCDST)/(MCTS): Config Win Vista Client Prgm

Center for Professional Development
4510 West 77th Street
Suite 210
Edina, MN 55435
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Phone: (952) 896-6800
Fax: (952) 896-9728

Program: Microsoft Certified Desktop Tech/MS Cert Tech Specialist(MCDST)/(MCTS): Config Win Vista Client Prgm
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After completing the Microsoft Certified Desktop Tech program and passing the exams, students will earn either the Microsoft Certified Desktop Technician (MCDST) or (MCTS) Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist : Configuring Microsoft Windows Vista Client certification. The Desktop Support Specialist Program is designed to provide you with the certifications and skills necessary to accelerate your career in Information Technology. The program will prepare you for a variety of challenging IT positions such as PC Repair Technician, Hardware Technician, or Help Desk Support.
Program Code:
Total Credits:
Certificate - Occupational Certificate
Length of Program/Award:
1 term (15 weeks) or less
Benchmark Learning, Edina, MN 
Not available.
Workforce Investment Act Participant Qualifies for WIA Credentialed Training:
Majors (Fields of Study):

4701 - Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician

1109 - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

1512 - Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology

1101 - Information Technology

Delivery Methods:
Internet Delivered
Partially Internet Based
Delivery Comments:
Each course in each program may be available via classroom instruction, Remote Learning or Mentored Learning. Please check our website for up to date delivery options for each specific course.
Average Cost of Attendance:
$2,574.50 / Year
Program Costs:
Tuition: $2,574.50
Prerequisites or off-site requirements for this program?
Program Requirements:
Not available.
Completion of this program leads to the following External Certifications or Licensures:
Microsoft Certified Desktop Tech(MCDST) or MS Cert Tech Specialist(MCTS)
Institution Completion Rate:
90.6% (432 / 477)
Program Contact Information:
Career Development
Career Development Team
(952) 896-6800
Program Accrediting Body: