Administrators implement, monitor, and maintain Microsoft solutions, including major services related to compute, storage, network, and security.

Administrator certification path

The administrator certification path is organized into 3 levels: Fundamentals, Associate and Expert.

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Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals

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Administrator certifications

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Microsoft Certified: Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty

Requirements: Exam AZ-140
Candidates for this certification are server or desktop administrators with subject matter expertise in designing, implementing, managing, and maintaining Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop experiences and remote apps for any device.

Microsoft 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator Expert

Requirements: Exam MS-100, MS-101
In May 2023, this certification will be renamed to Microsoft 365 Certified: Administrator Expert. 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.

Microsoft Certified: Identity and Access Administrator Associate

Requirements: Exam SC-300
The Microsoft identity and access administrator designs, implements, and operates an organization’s identity and access management systems by using Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part of Microsoft Entra. They configure and manage authentication and authorization of identities for users, devices, Azure resources, and applications.

Microsoft 365 Certified: Teams Voice Engineer Expert

Requirements: Exam MS-720
On July 1, 2023, this certification will be replaced with Microsoft 365 Certified: Collaboration Communications Systems Engineer Associate. Microsoft Teams voice engineers plan, design, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot an integrated communications solution at an organization.

Microsoft Certified: Cybersecurity Architect Expert

Requirements: Exam SC-100
Microsoft cybersecurity architects have subject matter expertise in designing and evolving the cybersecurity strategy to protect an organization’s mission and business processes across all aspects of the enterprise architecture.

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