Are courses needed, or can one just study and take (one?) exam?
What are the approx costs for the exam?
Approx costs for courses?

Im a recent college graduate with an IT degree. Im working at an entry level IT job right now, and im looking to pick up some certs so in about 2 years ill be able to have a little more on my resume when i start looking for real jobs. Im in the NY area.

Thanks in advance to anyone who could drop me some info!