MCSD App Builder (MCSD)

The globally recognized standard for developer excellence

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.

Earning an MCSD: App Builder certification qualifies you for a position as an application developer.


Earn either your Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Web Applications certification or your MCSA: Universal Windows Platform certification.

Recommended training for this certification

Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions (20532)
Microsoft SharePoint 2013/2016 - Development (20488)

Administering Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (MVA course)


Pass one of the following elective exams.

Exam 532
Exam 487
Exam 488
Exam 489
Exam 354
Exam 355
Exam 496
Exam 497
Exam 498


This MCSD certification can be re-earned every calendar year by passing an additional elective exam.


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