Microsoft Specialist: Azure (MOS)

Azure is the cloud for modern business. If you’re already experienced with Azure, you can expand your skills to meet future business needs with three Specialist certifications.

Passing any one exam is required to achieve this Microsoft Specialist Certification.

Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions Certification

  • Recommended Training for Exam 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions (20532)


This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.

  • Design and implement websites (15‒20%)
  • Create and manage virtual machines (20‒25%)
  • Design and implement cloud services (20‒25%)
  • Design and implement a storage strategy (20‒25%)
  • Manage application and network services (15‒20%)

This exam is for candidates who are experienced in designing, programming, implementing, automating, and monitoring Microsoft Azure solutions. Candidates are also proficient with development tools, techniques, and approaches used to build scalable and resilient solutions.

Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions Certification

  • Recommended Training for Exam 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (20533)


This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.

  • Implement websites (15-20%)
  • Implement virtual machines (15-20%)
  • Implement cloud services (15-20%)
  • Implement storage (15-20%)
  • Implement an Azure Active Directory (15-20%)
  • Implement virtual networks (15-20%)


This exam is for candidates who are experienced in implementing an infrastructure solution in Microsoft Azure. Candidates have experience implementing and monitoring cloud and hybrid solutions as well as supporting application lifecycle management.

Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions Certification

  • Recommended Training for Exam 70-534: No training available


This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.

  • Design Microsoft Azure infrastructure and networking (15–20%)
  • Secure resources (15–20%)
  • Design an application storage and data access strategy (15–20%)
  • Design an advanced application (15–20%)
  • Design websites (15–20%)
  • Design a management, monitoring, and business continuity strategy (15–20%)


This exam is for candidates who are interested in validating their Microsoft Azure solution design skills. Candidates should know the features and capabilities of Azure services to be able to identify tradeoffs and make decisions for designing public and hybrid cloud solutions. Candidates who take this exam are expected to be able to define the appropriate infrastructure and platform solutions to meet the required functional, operational, and deployment requirements through the solution lifecycle.

Exam 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions and Exam 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions are useful for candidates who want to validate their implementation experience across cloud projects, but they are not prerequisites for this exam.