Microsoft Certification List
Why get certified?
There can be many reason to pursue a technical certification in Microsoft Azure. Microsoft certifications are among the most highly regarded certifications in the IT industry. This goes for any Microsoft certification, and the Microsoft Azure related certifications are among those at the forefront of the leading edge of technology.
Microsoft certifications are among the most highly regarded certifications in the IT industry.
There are different certification paths to choose depending on your expertise and background. There are a few benefits Microsoft Azure certifications can offer regardless of the certification path you choose.
Microsoft Azure certifications help you prove your expertise and skills with the latest cloud technology that is powering the datacenters, applications, and solutions of the future.
Here are some of the top reasons to get certified with Microsoft technologies!
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Microsoft Role-based Certifications
Here’s a list of the various Microsoft Azure related certifications:
- Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals
- Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate
- Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate
- Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert
- Microsoft Certified: Azure AI Engineer Associate
- Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Scientist Associate
- Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate
- Microsoft Certified: Azure DevOps Engineer Expert
- Microsoft Certified: Dynamics 365 for Sales Functional Consultant Associate
- Microsoft Certified: Dynamics 365 for Customer Service Functional Consultant Associate
- Microsoft 365 Certified Fundamentals
- Microsoft 365 Certified: Messaging Administrator Associate
- Microsoft 365 Certified: Teamwork Administrator Associate
- Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate
- Microsoft 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator
- Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator
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Technology Focused Certifications
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)
- MCSA: BI Reporting
- MCSA: Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations
- MCSA: SQL 2016 BI Development
- MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Administration
- MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Development
- MCSA: SQL Server 2012 / 2014
- MCSA: Universal Windows Platform
- MCSA: Web Applications
- MCSA: Windows Server 2012
- MCSA: Windows Server 2016
- MCSA: Azure Database Development
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
- MCSE: Business Applications
- MCSE: Core Infrastructure
- MCSE: Productivity
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
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Certification Exam List
Here’s a list of Microsoft and other related certification exams.
Microsoft Certification Exams
- AI-100 Designing and Implementing Azure AI Solutions
- AZ-100 Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Deployment
- AZ-101 Microsoft Azure Integration and Security
- AZ-203 Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure
- AZ-300 Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies
- AZ-301 Microsoft Azure Architect Design
- AZ-400 Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions
- AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Technologies
- AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
- MS-100 Microsoft 365 Identity and Services
- MS-101 Microsoft 365 Mobility and Security
- 70-246 Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud
- 70-247 Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud
- 70-413 Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure
- 70-414 Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure
- 70-464 Developing Microsoft SQL Server Databases
- 70-465 Designing Database Solutions for Microsoft SQL Server
- 70-466 Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server
- 70-467 Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server
- 70-486 Developing ASP.NET MVC Web Applications
- 70-487 Developing Microsoft Azure and Web Services
- 70-537 Configuring and Operating a Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft Azure Stack
- 70-538 Implementing Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions
- 70-744 Securing Windows Server 2016
- 70-745 Implementing a Software-Defined Datacenter
- 70-761 Querying Data with Transact-SQL
- 70-762 Developing SQL Databases
- 70-764 Administering a SQL Database infrastructure
- 70-765 Provisioning SQL Databases
- 70-767 Implementing a SQL Data Warehouse
- 70-768 Developing SQL Data Models
- 70-777 Implementing Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB Solutions
- 70-778 Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI
- 70-779 Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Excel
- 98-367: Security Fundamentals
- 98-369 Cloud Fundamentals
- 98-375 HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals
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Retired Certifications and Exams
Here’s a list of older Certifications and individual Exam that have been retired. These lists and links are here for reference, but in general you won’t be studying for these exams since they are no longer available to be taken.
- MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure
- MCSE: Data Management and Analytics
- MCSA: Linux on Azure
- MCSA: Cloud Platform
- MCSA: Data Engineering with Azure
- MCSA: Machine Learning
- AZ-102 Microsoft Azure Administrator Certification Transition
- AZ-302 Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Certification Transition
- 70-473 Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions
- 70-475 Designing and Implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions
- 70-773 Analyzing Big Data with Microsoft R
- 70-774 Perform Cloud Data Science with Azure Machine Learning
- 70-775 Perform Data Engineering on Microsoft HD Insight
- 70-776 Engineering Data with Microsoft Cloud Services