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Microsoft Certified Azure Developer: Associate Certification

AZ-204: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions

Exam time is 180 minutes; preparation time varies. 

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

February 2020 – March 2022.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

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.


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 (8/20 administrative review).  NOTE: AZ-204 replaced AZ-203 (see 'Microsoft retired courses/exams'). Duplicate credit should not be awarded for AZ-203 and AZ-204.