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Microsoft 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator Expert

Certification details

Warning

The Russian versions of Exam MS-100 and Exam MS-101 will retire on February 28, 2023. All other languages will retire on July 31, 2023. A replacement exam, Exam MS-102: Microsoft 365 Administrator, will be available in May 2023.

The Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate certification will retire on June 30, 2023. It will continue to qualify as a prerequisite option for this certification until June 30, 2024 (one year after the certification has retired).

Candidates for this certification have expert-level skills in evaluating, planning, migrating, deploying, and managing Microsoft 365. They perform Microsoft 365 tenant-level planning, implementation, and administration of cloud and hybrid enterprise environments. Candidates for this certification have subject matter expertise in Microsoft 365 applications, infrastructure, and identity.

The Microsoft 365 enterprise administrator functions as the integrating hub for all Microsoft 365 workloads. This role coordinates across multiple Microsoft 365 workloads and advises the architects and workload administrators.

Candidates for this certification have functional experience with all Microsoft 365 workloads and Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part of Microsoft Entra, and have administered at least one of these. They also have a working knowledge of networking, server administration, DNS, and PowerShell.

Important

The English language version of this certification was updated on February 3, 2023. Review the study guide linked on the Exam MS-100 page for details about the latest changes.

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Microsoft 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator Expert

Skills measured

  • This list contains the skills measured on the exams associated with this certification. For more detailed information, visit the exam details pages and download the study guides.
  • Deploy and manage a Microsoft 365 tenant
  • Plan and manage user identity and roles
  • Manage access and authentication
  • Plan Microsoft 365 workloads and applications
  • Plan and implement device services
  • Manage security and threats by using Microsoft 365 Defender
  • Manage Microsoft 365 compliance

Job role: Administrator

Prerequisites: 5 certifications

Required exams: MS-100 MS-101

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Two ways to prepare

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Certification prerequisites

To become a Microsoft 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator Expert, you must earn at least one of the following: Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate, Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate, Microsoft 365 Certified: Messaging Administrator Associate, Microsoft 365 Certified: Teams Administrator Associate, Microsoft Certified: Identity and Access Administrator Associate certification.

Certification exams

  • MS-100: Microsoft 365 Identity and Services

    Languages: de en es fr it ja ko pt-br ru zh-cn zh-tw

    Retirement date: **

    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: deploy and manage a Microsoft 365 tenant; plan and manage user identity and roles; manage access and authentication; and plan Microsoft 365 workloads and applications.

    Price based on the country or region in which the exam is proctored.

    for Microsoft 365 Identity and Services

    All objectives of the exam are covered in depth so you'll be ready for any question on the exam.

  • MS-101: Microsoft 365 Mobility and Security

    Languages: de en es fr it ja ko pt-br ru zh-cn zh-tw

    Retirement date: **

    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: plan and implement device services; manage security and threats by using Microsoft 365 Defender; and manage Microsoft 365 compliance.

    Price based on the country or region in which the exam is proctored.

    for Microsoft 365 Mobility and Security

    All objectives of the exam are covered in depth so you'll be ready for any question on the exam.

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** Complete this exam before the retirement date to ensure it is applied toward your certification. After the retirement date, please refer to the related certification for exam requirements.