MCSD: App Builder Certification

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD): App Builder certification validates that you have the skills needed to build modern mobile and/or web applications and services. An MCSD: App Builder certification qualifies you for a position as an application developer.

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How to Achieve MCSD: App Builder Certification


Step 1. Earn one of the following MCSA certifications:

Step 2. Pass one of the following elective exams (exam list subject to change)

Certification Path
Elective Exams
Available Courses
MCSD: App Builder
Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions
MCSD: App Builder
Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (Not yet available)
MCSD: App Builder
Developing Windows Azure and Web Services
MCSD: App Builder
Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions (Also available in MOC On-Demand format)
MCSD: App Builder
Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Advanced Solutions
MCSD: App Builder
Universal Windows Platform – App Architecture and UX/UI (Not yet available)
MCSD: App Builder
Universal Windows Platform – App Data, Services, and Coding Patterns (Not yet available)
MCSD: App Builder
MS Virtual Academy- Administering Visual Studio Team Foundation Server
MCSD: App Builder
Software Testing with Visual Studio (Not yet available)
MCSD: App Builder
Delivering Continuous Value with Visual Studio Application Lifecycle Management (Not yet available)

Note: You cannot use the same exam to fulfill both MCSA and MCSE elective requirements.

Download a pdf copy of the MCSD: App Builder Certification path here.

Each year you have the opportunity to re-earn the certification by passing an additional exam from the list of electives. The option to re-earn the MCSE/MCSD certification every year demonstrates growth in Microsoft product knowledge.