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Microsoft Retired Courses/Exams

Titles of all evaluated learning experiences in Microsoft Retired Courses/Exams

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:

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

Length:

Exam time is 180 minutes; preparation time varies.

Dates:

July 2018 – May 2019. 

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, 2 semester hours in Cloud Computing, Information technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science, and Web Design (10/18).

Location:

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

Length:

Exam time is 180 minutes; preparation time varies. 

Dates:

July 2018 – May 2019.

Objectives:

Outcomes, skills and competencies measured by this certification exam include: evaluate and perform server migration to Azure; implement and manage application services; implement advanced virtual networking; and secure 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, 2 semester hours in Cloud Computing, Information technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science, and Web Design (10/18). 

Location:

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

Length:

Exam time: 180 minutes; preparation time varies.

Dates:

May 2019 – June 2019.

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; evaluate and perform server migration to Azure; implement and manage application services; implement advanced virtual networking; and secure identities.

Instruction:

This certification exam assesses individuals’ skills and competencies in an online proctored format or at an authorized test center. Prerequisite: 70-533 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.

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 (6/19). NOTE: Credit should not be duplicated if credit is awarded for AZ-100, AZ-101 or AZ-103.

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:

September 2018 – January 2019.

Objectives:

Outcomes, skills and competencies measured by this certification exam include: select the appropriate cloud technology solution; develop for cloud storage; create Platform as a Service (PaaS) Solutions; and secure cloud solutions.

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, 2 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:

September 2018 – January 2019.

Objectives:

Outcomes, skills and competencies measured by this certification exam include: develop for an Azure cloud model implement cloud integration solutions; and develop AI and IoT solutions.

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, 2 semester hours in Cloud Computing, Information technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science, and Web Design (10/18).

Location:

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

Length:

Exam time: 180 minutes; preparation time varies. 

Dates:

September 2018 - February 2019. 

Objectives:

Outcomes, skills and competencies measured by this certification exam include: develop solutions for cloud storage; create platfrom as a Service (PaaS) Solutions; secure cloud solutions; develop for an Azure cloud model; implement cloud integration solutions; develop AI, Machine Learning, and IoT solutions. 

Instruction:

This certification exam assesses individuals' skills and competencies in an online proctored format or at an authorized test center. Prerequisite: 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions. 

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 (6/19): NOTE: Credit should not be duplicated with credit awarded for AZ-200, AZ-201 or AZ 203. 

Location:

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

Length:

Exam time 180 minutes; preparation time varies.

Dates:

September 2018– June 2019.

Objectives:

Outcomes, skills and competencies measured by this certification exam include: determine workload requirements, design for identity and security, design a business continuity strategy, implement workloads and security, implement authentication and secure data, develop for the cloud. 

Instruction:

This certification exam assesses individuals’ skills and competencies in an online proctored format or at an authorized test center. Prerequisite: 70-535: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions.

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: Credit should not be duplicated with credit awarded for AZ-300 and AZ-301.

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 - August 2020. 

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 – August 2020. 

Objectives:

Outcomes, skills and competencies measured by this certification include: develop Azure 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).  NOTE: AZ-204 replaced AZ-203. Duplicate credit should not be awarded for AZ-203 and AZ-204.

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 – August 2020. Exam 2: September 2018 – August 2020.

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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