The globally recognised standard for developer excellence
Note This certification will be withdrawn on 31 March 2017. When the certification is withdrawn, all individuals whose transcripts list this certification as active on or after 26 September 2016 will retain the active status.
Find out about the replacement certification, MCSD: App Builder.
Be recognised for your expertise in managing the entire application development lifecycle. (New to IT? MTA certification for new entrants.)
Earning an MCSD: Application Lifecycle Management certification will qualify you for jobs such as developer, applications engineer and IT project manager.
|Step||Title||Optional training||Required exam||Certification earned|
|1||Administering Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server||Take exam 496|
|2||Software Testing with Visual Studio||Take course 497||Take exam 497|
|3||Delivering Continuous Value with Visual Studio Application Lifecycle Management||Take exam 498|
- How to recertify the MCSD: Application Lifecycle Management certification
If you currently hold the MCSD: Application Lifecycle Management certification, and are approaching your two-year recertification date, you can recertify by taking this exam.
Title Optional training Required exam Certification earned Recertification for MCSD: Application Lifecycle Management Take exam 499