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Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect: Expert Certification

1. AZ-300: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies
2. AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design
Location: 

Multiple worldwide locations authorized by Microsoft delivered through Pearson VUE test centers or online proctoring.

Length: 

1.  Exam time is 180 minutes; preparation time varies. 2.  Exam time is 180 minutes; preparation time varies.

Dates: 

Exam 1: September 2018 – Present. Exam 2: September 2018 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

1. Outcomes, skills and competencies measured by this certification exam include: deploy and configure infrastructure; implement workloads and security; create and deploy apps; implement authentication and secure data; develop for the cloud. 2. Outcomes, skills and competencies measured by this certification exam include: determine workload requirements; design for identity and security; design a data platform solution; design a business continuity strategy; design for deployment, migration, and integration; design an infrastructure strategy.

Instruction: 

This certification exam assesses individuals’ skills and competencies in an online proctored format or at an authorized test center. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category 4 semester hours in Cloud Computing, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science, and Web Design OR in the graduate degree category, 3 semester hours in Cloud Computing, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science, and Web Design (10/18). NOTE:  The Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect: Expert Certification requires passing scores on two examinations: 1. AZ-300 Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies and 2.  AZ-301 Microsoft Azure Architect Design. Students must successfully complete both exams to access credit recommendations. 

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