MCSD App Builder (MCSD)

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.

Exams and Recommended Training

MCSD Exam 532 (MCSD 20532)

MCSD Exam 487 (MCSD 20487)

MCSD Exam 488 (MCSD 20488)

MCSD Exam 354

Universal Windows
Platform – App
Architecture and UX/UI

MCSD Exam 355

Universal Windows
Platform – App Data,
Services, and Coding Patterns

MCSD Exam 496


MCSD Exam 497

Testing with
Visual Studio

MCSD Exam 498

Delivering Continuous
Value with Visual Studio
Application Lifecycle Management


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


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