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Demonstrate your expertise in Microsoft 365 technologies and advance your career by earning one of the new Microsoft 365 role-based certifications for Enterprise Administrators or an Office 365 certification. Validate your skills in areas such as transitioning to and administering cloud-hosted business applications with Microsoft 365, and moving your company to the cloud.

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BETAMD-100
Windows 10
(released December 3, 2018)

BETAMD-101
Managing Modern Desktops
(released December 3, 2018)

MS-100
Microsoft 365 Identity and Services
(released November 5, 2018)

MS-101
Microsoft 365 Mobility and Security
(released November 5, 2018)

BETAMS-200
Planning and Configuring a Messaging Platform
(released January 28, 2019)

BETAMS-201
Implementing a Hybrid and Secure Messaging Platform
(released January 28, 2019)

BETAMS-202
Microsoft 365 Messaging Administrator Certification Transition
(released January 28, 2019; retires September 30, 2019)

BETAMS-300
Deploying Microsoft 365 Teamwork
(released January 14, 2019)

BETAMS-301
Deploying SharePoint Server Hybrid
(released January 14, 2019)

BETAMS-302
Microsoft 365 Teamwork Administrator Certification Transition
(released January 14, 2019; retires September 30, 2019)

BETAMS-500
Microsoft 365 Security Administration
(released January 7, 2019)

BETAMS-900
Microsoft 365 Fundamentals
(released January 31, 2019)

70-346
Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements
(retires March 31, 2019)

70-347
Enabling Office 365 Services
(retires March 31, 2019)

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Windows 10

Exam MD-100

This exam is for the Modern Desktop Administrator role and the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification. Candidates for this exam are administrators who deploy, configure, secure, manage, and monitor devices and client applications in an enterprise environment. Candidates manage identity, access, policies, updates, and apps. As an administrator, candidates typically collaborate with a Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator to design and implement a device strategy that meets the business needs of a modern organization. Candidates must be familiar with Microsoft 365 workloads and must be proficient and experienced in deploying, configuring, and maintaining Windows 10 and non-Windows devices and technologies.

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Managing Modern Desktops

Exam MD-101

This exam is for the Modern Desktop Administrator role and the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification. Candidates for this exam are administrators who deploy, configure, secure, manage, and monitor devices and client applications in an enterprise environment. Candidates manage identity, access, policies, updates, and apps. As an administrator, candidates typically collaborate with a Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator to design and implement a device strategy that meets the business needs of a modern organization. Candidates must be familiar with Microsoft 365 workloads and must be proficient and experienced in deploying, configuring, and maintaining Windows 10 and non-Windows devices and technologies.

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Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements

Exam MS-100

This exam is for the Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator role and the Microsoft 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator Expert certification. Candidates for this exam are Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrators who take part in evaluating, planning, migrating, deploying, and managing Microsoft 365 services. They perform Microsoft 365 tenant management tasks for an enterprise, including its identities, security, compliance, and supporting technologies. Candidates have a working knowledge of Microsoft 365 workloads and should have been an administrator for at least one Microsoft 365 workload (Exchange, SharePoint, Skype for Business, Windows as a Service). Candidates also have a working knowledge of networking, server administration, and IT fundamentals such as DNS, Active Directory, and PowerShell.

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Microsoft 365 Mobility and Security

Exam MS-101

This exam is for the Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator role and the Microsoft 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator Expert certification. Candidates for this exam are Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrators who take part in evaluating, planning, migrating, deploying, and managing Microsoft 365 services. They perform Microsoft 365 tenant management tasks for an enterprise, including its identities, security, compliance, and supporting technologies. Candidates have a working knowledge of Microsoft 365 workloads and should have been an administrator for at least one Microsoft 365 workload (Exchange, SharePoint, Skype for Business, Windows as a Service). Candidates also have a working knowledge of networking, server administration, and IT fundamentals such as DNS, Active Directory, and PowerShell.

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Planning and Configuring a Messaging Platform

Exam MS-200

This exam is for the Microsoft 365 Messaging Administrator role and the Microsoft 365 Certified: Messaging Administrator Associate certification. Candidates for this exam are Messaging Administrators who deploy, configure, manage, troubleshoot, and monitor recipients, permissions, mail protection, mail flow, and public folders in both on-premises and cloud enterprise environments. Messaging Administrators are responsible for managing hygiene, messaging infrastructure, hybrid configuration, migration, disaster recovery, high availability, and client access. Messaging Administrators collaborate with the Security Administrator and Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator to implement a secure hybrid topology that meets the business needs of a modern organization. The Messaging Administrator should have a working knowledge of authentication types, licensing, and integration with M365 applications.

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Implementing a Hybrid and Secure Messaging Platform

Exam MS-201

This exam is for the Microsoft 365 Messaging Administrator role and the Microsoft 365 Certified: Messaging Administrator Associate certification. Candidates for this exam are Messaging Administrators who deploy, configure, manage, troubleshoot, and monitor recipients, permissions, mail protection, mail flow, and public folders in both on-premises and cloud enterprise environments. Messaging Administrators are responsible for managing hygiene, messaging infrastructure, hybrid configuration, migration, disaster recovery, high availability, and client access. Messaging Administrators collaborate with the Security Administrator and Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator to implement a secure hybrid topology that meets the business needs of a modern organization. The Messaging Administrator should have a working knowledge of authentication types, licensing, and integration with M365 applications.

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Microsoft 365 Messaging Administrator Certification Transition

Exam MS-202

This exam is for the Microsoft 365 Messaging Administrator role and the Microsoft 365 Certified: Messaging Administrator Associate certification. This exam is intended only for candidates who have taken Exam 70-345: Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016. If you have not taken Exam 345, you will not earn a certification by taking this exam. MS-202 retires on September 30, 2019. Candidates for this exam are Messaging Administrators who deploy, configure, manage, troubleshoot, and monitor recipients, permissions, mail protection, mail flow, and public folders in both on-premises and cloud enterprise environments. Messaging Administrators are responsible for managing hygiene, messaging infrastructure, hybrid configuration, migration, disaster recovery, high availability, and client access. Messaging Administrators collaborate with the Security Administrator and Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator to implement a secure hybrid topology that meets the business needs of a modern organization. The Messaging Administrator should have a working knowledge of authentication types, licensing, and integration with M365 applications.

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Deploying Microsoft 365 Teamwork

Exam MS-300

This exam is for the Microsoft 365 Teamwork Administrator role and the Microsoft 365 Certified: Teamwork Administrator Associate certification. Candidates for this exam are responsible for configuring, deploying, and managing Office 365 and Azure workloads that focus on efficient and effective collaboration and adoption. Teamwork Administrators manage apps, services, and supporting infrastructure to meet business requirements. The Teamwork administrator must be able to deploy, manage, migrate, and secure SharePoint (online, on-premises, and hybrid), OneDrive, and Teams. The Teamwork administrator is involved with decisions regarding governance and works with other administrators to implement many of the decisions made by governance bodies. The Teamwork administrator collaborates with the Messaging Administrator to configure options and security related to email tasks, the Voice Administrator to integrate voice capabilities in organizations, and the Security Administrator to ensure end to end security. Candidates for this exam have a fundamental understanding of integration points with the following apps and services: Office, PowerApps, Flow, Yammer, Microsoft Graph, Stream, Planner, and Project. The administrator understands how to integrate third-party apps and services including line-of-business applications. Candidates also have an understanding of SQL Server management concepts, Azure Active Directory, PowerShell, networking, Windows server administration, Domain Name System (DNS), Active Directory mobile device management, and alternative operating systems.

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Deploying SharePoint Server Hybrid

Exam MS-301

This exam is for the Microsoft 365 Teamwork Administrator role and the Microsoft 365 Certified: Teamwork Administrator Associate certification. Candidates for this exam are responsible for configuring, deploying, and managing Office 365 and Azure workloads that focus on efficient and effective collaboration and adoption. Teamwork Administrators manage apps, services, and supporting infrastructure to meet business requirements. The Teamwork administrator must be able to deploy, manage, migrate, and secure SharePoint (online, on-premises, and hybrid), OneDrive, and Teams. The Teamwork administrator is involved with decisions regarding governance and works with other administrators to implement many of the decisions made by governance bodies. The Teamwork administrator collaborates with the Messaging Administrator to configure options and security related to email tasks, the Voice Administrator to integrate voice capabilities in organizations, and the Security Administrator to ensure end to end security. Candidates for this exam have a fundamental understanding of integration points with the following apps and services: Office, PowerApps, Flow, Yammer, Microsoft Graph, Stream, Planner, and Project. The administrator understands how to integrate third-party apps and services including line-of-business applications. Candidates also have an understanding of SQL Server management concepts, Azure Active Directory, PowerShell, networking, Windows server administration, Domain Name System (DNS), Active Directory mobile device management, and alternative operating systems.

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Microsoft 365 Teamwork Administrator Certification Transition

Exam MS-302

This exam is for the Microsoft 365 Teamwork Administrator role and the Microsoft 365 Certified: Teamwork Administrator Associate certification. This exam is intended only for candidates who have taken Exam 70-339: Managing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016. If you have not taken Exam 339, you will not earn a certification by taking this exam. MS-302 retires on September 30, 2019. Candidates for this exam are responsible for configuring, deploying, and managing Office 365 and Azure workloads that focus on efficient and effective collaboration and adoption. Teamwork Administrators manage apps, services, and supporting infrastructure to meet business requirements. The Teamwork administrator must be able to deploy, manage, migrate, and secure SharePoint (online, on-premises, and hybrid), OneDrive, and Teams. The Teamwork administrator is involved with decisions regarding governance and works with other administrators to implement many of the decisions made by governance bodies. The Teamwork administrator collaborates with the Messaging Administrator to configure options and security related to email tasks, the Voice Administrator to integrate voice capabilities in organizations, and the Security Administrator to ensure end to end security. Candidates for this exam have a fundamental understanding of integration points with the following apps and services: Office, PowerApps, Flow, Yammer, Microsoft Graph, Stream, Planner, and Project. The administrator understands how to integrate third-party apps and services including line-of-business applications. Candidates also have an understanding of SQL Server management concepts, Azure Active Directory, PowerShell, networking, Windows server administration, Domain Name System (DNS), Active Directory mobile device management, and alternative operating systems.

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Microsoft 365 Security Administration

Exam MS-500

This exam is for the Microsoft 365 Security Administrator role and the Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate certification. Candidates for this exam implement, manage, and monitor security and compliance solutions for Microsoft 365 and hybrid environments. The Microsoft 365 Security Administrator proactively secures Microsoft 365enterprise environments, responds to threats, performs investigations, and enforces data governance. The Microsoft 365 Security Administrator collaborates with the Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator, business stakeholders, and other workload administrators to plan and implement security strategies and ensures that the solutions comply with the policies and regulations of the organization. Candidates for this exam are familiar with M365 workloads and have strong skills and experience with identity protection, information protection, threat protection, security management, and data governance. This role focuses on the Microsoft 365environment and includes hybrid environments.

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Microsoft 365 Fundamentals

Exam MS-900

This exam is designed for candidates looking to demonstrate foundational knowledge on the considerations and benefits of adopting cloud services in general and the Software as a Service (SaaS) cloud model. Candidates who successfully pass this exam will earn the Microsoft 365 Certified Fundamentals certification. This exam will also cover knowledge of available options and benefits gained by implementing Microsoft 365 cloud service offerings. This exam can be taken as a precursor to cloud computing and technologies exams such as Office 365, Microsoft Intune, Azure Information Protection (AIP), and Windows 10.

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Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements

Exam 70-346

Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who take part in evaluating, planning, deploying, and operating the Office 365 services, including its dependencies, requirements, and supporting technologies. Candidates should have experience with the Office 365 Admin Center and an understanding of Microsoft Exchange Online, Skype for Business Online, SharePoint Online, Office 365 ProPlus, and Azure Active Directory. This includes experience with service descriptions, configuration options, and integrating services with existing identity management and on-premises infrastructure to support the business requirements of an organization.

Exam 70-346 includes such topics as: provision Office 365, plan and implement networking and security in Office 365, manage cloud identities, implement and manage identities by using Azure AD Connect, implement and manage federated identities for single sign-on (SSO), and monitor and troubleshoot Office 365 availability and usage.

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Enabling Office 365 Services

Exam 70-347

Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who take part in evaluating, planning, deploying, and operating the Office 365 services, including its dependencies, requirements, and supporting technologies. Candidates should have experience with the Office 365 Admin Center and an understanding of Microsoft Exchange Online, Skype for Business Online, SharePoint Online, Office 365 ProPlus, and Microsoft Azure Active Directory. This includes experience with service descriptions, configuration options, and integrating services with existing identity management and on-premises infrastructure to support the business requirements of an organization.

Exam 70-347 includes such topics as: manage clients and end-user devices, provision SharePoint Online site collections, configure Exchange Online and Skype for Business Online for end users, plan for Exchange Online and Skype for Business Online, and configure and secure Office 365 services.

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