MCSD - Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer

Applications for Today’s Marketplace

Microsoft is reinventing its Certification Program (MCP), and has re-introduced MCSD - it now stands for Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer.

The new MCSD certification is for developers and has been reinvented for the cloud. It validates your knowledge on how to develop fast and fluid applications. The new MCSD replaces the old MCPD certifications.

Get certified to learn how to develop adaptable and scalable applications for Azure and the Universal Windows Platform. You’ll learn how to use C# and HTML5 to develop the apps.

Firebrand offers the full range of MCSD certification courses:

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Microsoft MCSD: Azure Solutions Architect

7 Days

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Microsoft MCSD: SharePoint 2013 Applications – Developing Server Solutions

6 Days

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Microsoft MCSD: SharePoint Applications

12 Days

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Microsoft MCSD: Universal Windows Platform

9 Days

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Microsoft MCSD: Web Applications

9 Days

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Microsoft MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using C#

9 Days

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Microsoft MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using HTML5

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How does the new MCSD affect my existing Microsoft Certifications?

A. The current MCTS and MCPD certifications are currently relevant in the market and will remain valuable while the technology covered in your certification continues to be used.

Q. How can I recertify my MCSD?

A. To recertify your MCSD, you'll have to pass a relevant recertification exam every two years.

Q. What is the difference between the new Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) certifications and the old Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) certifications?

A. The new Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) certification validates your ability to design and build apps. It establishes your commitment to remaining current on the latest technologies through recertification.

Q. Is MSCD being replaced too?

A. MSCD doesn't exist. It's a common misspelling.

Q. Why has Microsoft re-invented MCSD?

A. Watch Microsoft explain why it has revamped MCSE, MCSA and MCSD for the cloud: