MCSD: Azure Solutions Architect

MCSD: Azure Solutions Architect

Solutions Developer

The globally recognised standard for developer excellence

Note: This certification retired on March 31, 2017. Find out about the replacement certification, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure.

This page is being retained for reference purposes only. This information is not being updated so may no longer be accurate. Exams formerly associated with this certification have been included as components of the replacement certification where appropriate.

Microsoft Azure is the cloud for modern business. When you receive Azure certification, and become a Microsoft Azure Specialist, you'll gain professional recognition for your expertise covering the full breadth of architecting, developing and administering Azure solutions. (New to IT? Learn about MTA certification for new entrants.)

StepTitleOptional trainingRequired examCertification earned
1Developing Microsoft Azure SolutionsTake course 532Take exam 532MCSD: Azure Solutions Architect
2Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions Take course 533Take exam 533
3Architecting Microsoft Azure SolutionsTake course 442Take exam 534

By passing one of these exams you will earn a Microsoft Specialist certification.

This MCSD certification requires you to show continued ability to perform in your chosen solution area by completing a recertification exam every two years.


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