The lists below details what and when Microsoft certifications and exams are retiring and what your recommended next steps should be.First, if you’ve recently earned one of these certifications or have been studying for an upcoming MCSA, MCSE or MCSD exam, relax and take a deep breath, you’re OK, but you shouldmove swiftly. In Microsoft’s statement they clarified that, “If you have passed a qualifying exam, it will still count towards competency attainment for 12 months after the exam is retired.”If you are pursuing a qualifying exam, “you can continue earning the MCSA, MCSD, and MCSE certifications as long as the required exams are still available. As we retire the exams that are part of those certification paths, you will no longer be able to earn those certifications. If you are unable to complete the required exams before they are retired (31/01/2021), ….”
Certificationsand Exams to be retired by Microsoft:
Exams Retiring on January 31, 202170-333: Deploying Enterprise Voice with Skype for Business 201570-334: Core Solutions of Microsoft Skype for Business 201570-339: Managing Microsoft SharePoint Server 201670-345: Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 201670-357: Developing Mobile Apps70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 201270-411: Administering Windows Server 201270-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services70-413: Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure70-414: Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure70-417: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 201270-461: Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012/201470-462: Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 Databases70-463: Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012/201470-464: Developing Microsoft SQL Server Databases70-465: Designing Database Solutions for Microsoft SQL Server70-466: Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server70-467: Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server70-480: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS370-483: Programming in C#70-486: Developing ASP.NET MVC Web Applications70-487: Developing Microsoft Azure and Web Services70-537: Configuring and Operating a Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft Azure Stack Hub70-705: Designing and Providing Microsoft Licensing Solutions to Large Organizations70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 201670-741: Networking with Windows Server 201670-742: Identity with Windows Server 201670-743: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 201670-744: Securing Windows Server 201670-745: Implementing a Software-Defined Datacenter70-761: Querying Data with Transact-SQL70-762: Developing SQL Databases70-764: Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure70-765: Provisioning SQL Databases70-767: Implementing a Data Warehouse using SQL70-768: Developing SQL Data Models70-777: Implementing Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB Solutions70-778: Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI70-779: Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft ExcelMB2-716: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customization and ConfigurationMB6-894: Development, Extensions, and Deployment for Microsoft Dynamics 365 FinanceMB6-897: Microsoft Dynamics 365 for RetailMB6-898: Microsoft Dynamics 365 for TalentRetiring on June 30, 2021MB-901: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Fundamentals
Certifications Scheduled to RetireMCSA: Dynamics 365 for OperationsRetiring on January 31, 2021MCSA: BI ReportingRetiring on January 31, 2021MCSA: SQL 2016 Database AdminRetiring on January 31, 2021MCSA: SQL 2016 BI DevelopmentRetiring on January 31, 2021MCSA: SQL 2016 Database DevRetiring on January 31, 2021MCSA: SQL Server 2012/2014Retiring on January 31, 2021MCSA: Universal Windows PlatformRetiring on January 31, 2021MCSA: Web ApplicationsRetiring on January 31, 2021MCSA: Windows Server 2012Retiring on January 31, 2021MCSA: Windows Server 2016Retiring on January 31, 2021MCSD: App BuilderRetiring on January 31, 2021MCSE: Business ApplicationsRetiring on January 31, 2021MCSE: Core InfrastructureRetiring on January 31, 2021MCSE: Data Management & AnalyticsRetiring on January 31, 2021MCSE: ProductivityRetiring on January 31, 2021Microsoft Certified: Power Apps + Dynamics 365 Developer AssociateRetiring on January 31, 202170-467: Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL ServerRetiring on June 30, 2021
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