MCSD: Web Application

MCSD: Web Applications

Solutions Developer

The globally recognized standard for developer excellence

Note This certification will retire on March 31, 2017. When the certification retires, all individuals whose transcripts list this certification as active on or after September 26, 2016, will retain the active status.

Find out about the replacement certification, MCSD: App Builder.

Get recognized for your expertise in creating and deploying modern web apps and services. (New to IT? Learn about MTA certification for new entrants.)

Earning an MCSD: Web Applications certification will qualify you for a position as a web developer or web administrator

StepTitleOptional trainingRequired examCertification earned
1Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3Take course 480Take exam 480MCSA: Windows Server 2012
2Developing ASP.NET MVC Web ApplicationsTake course 486Take exam 486
3Developing Microsoft Azure and Web ServicesTake course 487Take exam 487

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

Additional options

You can substitute Exam 483: Programming in C# for Exam 480. This exam substitution does not apply to certification upgrades.

See the optional training for Programming in C#.

How to recertify the MCSD: Web Applications certification

If you currently hold the MCSD: Web Applications certification, and are approaching your two-year recertification date, you can recertify by taking this exam.

TitleOptional trainingRequired examCertification earned
Recertification for MCSD: Web Applications

Take course 486

Take course 487

Take exam 494MCSA: Windows Server 2012

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