Microsoft 365 Certified: Administrator Expert

If you’re an administrator who deploys and manages Microsoft 365 and performs Microsoft 365 tenant-level implementation and administration of cloud and hybrid environments, this certification is designed for you.

As a Microsoft 365 administrator, you:

  • Function as the integrating hub for all Microsoft 365 workloads.
  • Coordinate across multiple Microsoft 365 workloads.
  • Work with architects and other administrators responsible for workloads, infrastructure, identity, security, compliance, endpoints, and applications.

As a candidate for this certification, you have functional experience with all Microsoft 365 workloads and Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part of Microsoft Entra, and have administered at least one of these. You should also have a working knowledge of networking, server administration, DNS, and PowerShell.

Skills measured

  • Deploy and manage a Microsoft 365 tenant
  • Implement and manage identity and access in Azure AD
  • Manage security and threats by using Microsoft 365 Defender
  • Manage compliance by using Microsoft Purview

Recommended training for this certification



This certification can be earned by completing the following requirements:

  • Pass Exam MS-102

Please be aware MS-100 and MS101 exams will retire on September 30, 2023. Replacement Exam is MS-102: Microsoft 365 Administrator