MCSD: Application Lifecycle Management

MCSD: Application Lifecycle Management

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Note This certification retired on March 31, 2017. Find out about the replacement certification, MCSD: App Builder.

Get recognized 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 such jobs as developer, applications engineer, and IT project manager.

StepTitleOptional trainingRequired examCertification earned
1Administering Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server

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Take exam 496MCSD: Application Lifecycle Management
2Software Testing with Visual Studio Take course 497Take exam 497
3Delivering Continuous Value with Visual Studio Application Lifecycle Management

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Take exam 498

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

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.

TitleOptional trainingRequired examCertification earned
Recertification for MCSD: Application Lifecycle Management

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Take course 497

Free video training

Take exam 499MCSD: Application Lifecycle Management

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