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Visual Studio Certification*
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Web Applications
Earning an MCSA: Web Applications certification qualifies you for a position as a web developer or web administrator.
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD): App Builder
This certification validates that you have the skills needed to build modern mobile and/or web applications and services. Earning an MCSD: App Builder certification qualifies you for a position as an application developer.
NOTE: To earn the MCSD: App Builder certification, you must first earn a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Web Applications, and then, pass a single additional exam from a list of electives associated with the corresponding certification.
Once you hold an MCSA: Web Applications, pass any one of the following elective exams to earn an MCSD: App Builder:
Note that Microsoft will change the required elective exams every calendar year.
*Important MCSE & MCSD Certification Changes from Microsoft
On September 26, 2016, five new Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) and Developer (MCSD) specialties were released. To earn each of the new certifications—MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, MCSE: Mobility, MCSE: Data
Management and Analysis, MCSE: Productivity, or MCSD: App Builder—you must first earn a qualifying Microsoft Certified Solutions
Associate (MCSA) certification and, then, pass a single additional exam from a list of electives associated with the corresponding
certification. Click here for a complete summary of the MCSE and MCSD changes from Microsoft, including answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.
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