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Microsoft Certification Exams

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:

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

Length:

Exam time is 180 minutes; preparation time varies.

Dates:

May 2019 - Present. 

Objectives:

Outcomes, skills and competencies measured by this certification exam include: manage Azure subscriptions and resources; implement and manage storage; deploy and manage virtual machines (VMs); configure and manage virtual networks; and manage identities.

Instruction:

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

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Cloud Computing, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science, and Web Design (10/18).

Location:

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

Length:

Exam time is 180 minutes; preparation time varies. 

Dates:

January 2019 – Present. 

Objectives:

Outcomes, skills and competencies measured by this certification include: develop Azure infrastructure as a service compute solutions; develop Azure platform as a service compute solutions; develop for Azure storage; implement Azure security;  monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize Azure solutions; connect to and consume Azure services and third-party services. 

Instruction:

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

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Cloud Computing, Information technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science, and Web Design (10/18).  

Location:

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

Length:

Exam time is 180 minutes; preparation time varies.

Dates:

November 2018 – Present. 

Objectives:

Outcomes, skills and competencies measured by this certification exam include: design a DevOps strategy; implement DevOps development processes; implement continuous integration; implement continuous delivery; implement dependency management; implement application infrastructure; and implement continuous feedback.

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).

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.

Objectives:

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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