Candidates for this certification have subject matter expertise deploying, configuring, protecting, managing, and monitoring devices and client applications in a Microsoft 365 environment. They manage identity, security, access, policies, updates, and apps for endpoints. They implement solutions for efficient deployment and management of endpoints on various operating systems, platforms, and device types. They implement and manage endpoints at scale by using Microsoft Intune, Windows 365, Windows Autopilot, Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, and Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part of Microsoft Entra.
Endpoint administrators collaborate with architects, Microsoft 365 administrators, security administrators, and other workload administrators to plan and implement a modern workplace strategy that meets the business needs of an organization.
Candidates for this certification have experience with Azure AD and Microsoft 365 technologies including Intune. They must have strong skills and experience in deploying, configuring, and maintaining Windows client and non-Windows devices.
On July 1, 2023, the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification will be renamed to Microsoft 365 Certified: Endpoint Administrator Associate. Learn more.
This certification can be earned by completing the following requirements:
The English language versions of Exam MD-100 and Exam MD-101 were updated on February 3, 2023. Review the study guides linked on the exam pages for details about the changes.