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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 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:

Various; distance learning

Length:

Varies, self-paced.

Dates:

April 2018 – June 2019.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain the fundamentals of cloud administration; provision and manage virtual machines; implement a cloud network infrastructure; manage cloud directory services; implement and manage cloud storage; deploy and manage cloud application services; provision, configure, and manage cloud database services; secure and manage compliance of cloud resources; automate cloud workloads; and migrate infrastructure as a service workloads.

Instruction:

Instruction is offered online through edX and through other Microsoft partners.  Major topics include: Microsoft professional orientation, cloud administration, Microsoft Azure virtual machines, Azure virtual networks, Azure identity, Azure storage, Azure app service, databases in Azure, Azure security and compliance, automating Azure workloads, and migrating workloads to Azure. Skills are measured through formative and summative assessments including a comprehensive capstone project. 

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Computer Science, Information Technology or Information Systems (10/18).

Location:

Various; distance learning.

Length:

Varies, self-paced.

Dates:

April 2018 - June 2019. 

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain the fundamentals of web development; create a basic web application; build dynamic web apps; simplify user interface management; build a web user interface; build a responsive web user interface; build a dynamic web user interface; simplify and manage data binding; build a complex single-page application; create web apps with high availability and scale; and manage web application projects.

Instruction:

Instruction is offered online through edX and through other Microsoft partners.  Major topics include: Front End Web Development orientation, HTML5 and CSS fundamentals, Java Script introduction, introduction to TypeScript 2, CSS basics, advanced CSS, introduction to Bootstrap, introduction to jQuery, angular fundamentals, introduction to ReactJS, advanced angular, React router and Redux building your Azure skills toolkit, and DevOps for developers. Skills are measured through formative and summative assessments including a comprehensive capstone project. 

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 6 semester hours in Web Development, Web Design or Information Technology (10/18).

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