If you are just getting started on some Microsoft Certifications, you will definitely want to take a look at the new generation of technology specific certifications, or at the Windows 2003 MCSA/MCSE track.

If you have started the Windows 2000 track (and just haven't gotten around to finishing up your certification), or if you have been meaning to take the upgrade test to turn your Windows 2000 MCSA/MCSE into a Windows 2003 MCSA/MCSE, now is the time to start cramming.  As announced by Trika Harms zum Spreckel on her blog, the following certifications will be retired next year: