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 Administrator Associate

Requirements: Exam AZ-104
As an Azure administrator, you should have subject matter expertise in implementing, managing, and monitoring an organization’s Microsoft Azure environment, including virtual networks, storage, compute, identity, security, and governance.

Microsoft Certified: Azure for SAP Workloads Specialty

Requirements: Exam AZ-120
As an architect or an engineer for Azure for SAP Workloads, you’re responsible for making recommendations on services and adjusting resources as appropriate for optimal resiliency, performance, scale, provision, size, and monitoring.

Microsoft Certified: Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty

Requirements: Exam AZ-140
As a candidate for this certification, you should be a server or desktop administrator with subject matter expertise in designing, implementing, managing, and maintaining Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop experiences and remote apps for any device.

Microsoft 365 Certified: Administrator Expert

Requirements: Exam MS-100, MS-101
If you’re an administrator who deploys and manages Microsoft 365 and performs Microsoft 365 tenant-level implementation and administration of cloud and hybrid environments, this certification is designed for you.

Microsoft Certified: Identity and Access Administrator Associate

Requirements: Exam SC-300
As a Microsoft identity and access administrator, you design, implement, and operate an organization’s identity and access management by using Microsoft Entra ID (ID). You configure and manage the full cycle of identities for users, devices, Microsoft Azure resources, and applications.

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