Managing Modern Desktops MicroDiploma

Credential: MicroDiploma

MicroDiplomas are intended
for students who want to
upgrade their skills or get
a comprehensive education in
a new subject.

Introducing our intensive course designed to equip students with the necessary skills for entry-level Microsoft Server administration. Gain hands-on experience in designing, implementing, configuring, and managing a robust Windows network integrating Windows 10 Server. Our program goes beyond theoretical knowledge, emphasizing practical application and providing students with a solid foundation in server administration. This program serves as a pivotal project, assessing students’ comprehension of vital concepts covered throughout their academic journey. Key topics encompass interaction, communication, and effective time management. Join us to master the essential skills demanded in the field of Microsoft Server administration and unlock your potential for success.

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About This Program

This course focuses on the Microsoft Windows 10 (MD-100) certification, to help you prepare for the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate workload. It is designed to equip you with the necessary skills and expertise needed to pass the first of two Microsoft exams that are relevant to the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate Certification. This certification is one of the most popular qualifications for IT professionals, with two exams required, namely MD-100: Windows 10 and MD-101: Managing Modern Desktops. The course will cover topics such as deploying Windows 10, managing devices and data, configuring connectivity, and maintaining Windows 10 as part of a Microsoft 365 platform.

A hands-on course, the purpose of this project is to evaluate a student’s comprehension of crucial concepts taught in the course that accompanies this MicroDiploma. Some of the topics students are tested on include interaction, communication, and time management.

Program Objectives:

This MicroDiploma introduces students to some of the computer networking skills sought by employers. With a combination of theoretical and hands-on experience, students will be set to


Modern Desktop Administrator MD-100 & 101:

  • 60% Quizzes – These will test your comprehension of the course material.
  • 40% Knowledge Assessments – Two assessments, one at the mid-point and one after the course.


Integration Project

  • 100% Homework – Students are graded on the complete project.
Average Duration

4 weeks at 20 hours per week.


All courses are taught in English.

Global Applications

Apply your new knowledge and skills around the World.

Textbook Included

World-class textbooks are available with no extra cost.

Transfer Credits

Module credits you have completed can be put towards a MicroDiploma. Earn MicroDiploma credits to put towards a Diploma.

Program Textbooks

MCA Modern Desktop Administrator Complete Study Guide Exam MD-100/101

An indispensable resource for candidates preparing for certification, this guide covers 100% of all exam objectives for the new Exam MD-100: Windows 10 and the new Exam-101: Managing Modern Desktops. All aspects of both new exams are covered, including in-depth information on advanced topics and technologies. Included is access to Sybex's comprehensive online learning environment--offering an assessment test, bonus practice exams, electronic flashcards, a searchable glossary, and videos for many of the chapter exercises. 


Will Panek: A former IT director and instructor, he brings over 25 years of experience to his books on Microsoft. He has taught at the university level and has worked for the United States government and some of the world’s largest computer companies.

Build Job-ready Skills To Succeed in Canada

Take advantage of an increasing job market in Canada.


Job Postings

$81,000 CAD*

Average salary

Job Opportunities

Network Engineer
Network Administrator
Network Security Engineer
Systems Administrator, IT
IT Manager
Technical Support Engineer
$87,500 CAD
$69,500 CAD
$100,500 CAD
$69,500 CAD
$101,000 CAD
$59,500 CAD


These statistics are from from February, 2023 and may not represent current employment numbers.

Skills You Will Gain

  • Computers

  • Microsoft

  • Information Technology

  • Design

  • Networking

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Managing Modern Desktops MicroDiploma


All Taxes and Fees Included

Exclusive Benefits of a Canada North College MicroDiploma

Affordability: Compared to other Canadian online and in-person colleges, we offer the same high-quality education at lower prices.

Top Learning Materials: We use the best textbooks and learning platforms available, written and recognized by industry experts.

Industry-experienced Instructors: Our faculty members come from the course industry and are up to date on the latest trends and techniques.

World-Class Skills: Canadian post-secondary education is recognized the world over for its excellence in preparing students to enter the global job market.

Cost Effective: Because we are online, there is no need to obtain a student visa or incur the financial or emotional costs associated with relocating to Canada for your studies.

Career-Focused Knowledge: Graduate prepared to enter the job market that corresponds to your field of study and ready to meet employer needs.


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Everything depends on your experience, location, industry, and the job market itself.

Network Engineer: The average salary for a Network Engineer is around $81,000 per year in the United States, according to Glassdoor.

Network Administrator: The average salary for a Network Administrator is around $65,000 per year in the United States, according to Glassdoor.

Systems Administrator: The average salary for a Systems Administrator is around $64,000 per year in the United States, according to Glassdoor.

the job market for Network Systems Administrators is expected to be favorable. Professionals who stay up-to-date with the latest technology and security trends may be in higher demand.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of network and computer systems administrators is projected to grow 5 percent from 2020 to 2030, which is about as fast as the average for all occupations.

Keep ahead of the pack by learning the latest technologies in a Network Systems Administrator Diploma from NeoCanada.

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Graduates from Canadian post-secondary institutions have higher employability rates, making them more competitive in the job market both domestically and globally.

Diplomas focus on a distinct discipline and are intended to give students a practical education to develop greater knowledge. Graduates of Diploma Programs have proven themselves to be capable individuals and are highly valuable to employers.

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  • MicroDiplomas are comprised of 2-4 courses.

Modules provide students with knowledge of a single subject and are an excellent way for students to try out online education and learn something new.

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