Microsoft 365 Certified: Fundamentals

Whether you’re a business user, administrator, or embarking on your technical career, this certification provides an opportunity to prove yourself as a cloud evangelist. In addition to validating your knowledge of Microsoft 365 capabilities, earning this certification makes it clear to your organization that you understand the benefits of adopting cloud services, the basics of a Software as a Service (SaaS) cloud model, and the value of implementing Microsoft 365 cloud services.

The Microsoft 365 Certified: Fundamentals certification could be a great fit for you if you’d like to:

  • Demonstrate foundational-level knowledge of cloud services, such as standard practices, considerations, and benefits.
  • Show fluency in SaaS solutions; particularly Microsoft 365 offerings.
  • Highlight familiarity with the Microsoft 365 cloud service options currently available.

It is recommended to have familiarity with common IT challenges, such as enterprise license management and support plan management.

To ensure you are prepared for the exam, we recommend:

What's next?

Register for your exam! After you pass the exam and earn your certification, celebrate your certification badge and skills on social platforms such as LinkedIn. To find out more, visit: use and share certification badges.

Expand your technical skill set with our role-based and specialty certifications. The Microsoft 365 training and certifications guide and the Security, Compliance, and Identity training and certifications guide can help you identify the right certifications for you. 

Important

The English language version of this certification was updated on May 18, 2022. Visit the Exam MS-900 page to download the current exam skills outline.

Job role: Business User, Administrator

Required exams: MS-900

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CERTIFICATION EXAM

Microsoft 365 Fundamentals

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FUNDAMENTALS CERTIFICATION

Microsoft 365 Certified: Fundamentals

Skills measured

  • This list contains the skills measured on the exam associated with this certification. For more detailed information, visit the exam details page and download the exam skills outline.
  • Describe cloud concepts
  • Describe core Microsoft 365 services and concepts
  • Describe security, compliance, privacy, and trust in Microsoft 365
  • Describe Microsoft 365 pricing and support

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Certification exams

  • MS-900: Microsoft 365 Fundamentals

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    Prove that you understand cloud concepts; core Microsoft 365 services and concepts; security, compliance, privacy, and trust in Microsoft 365; and Microsoft 365 pricing and support.

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    All objectives of the exam are covered in depth so you'll be ready for any question on the exam.

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** Complete this exam before the retirement date to ensure it is applied toward your certification. After the retirement date, please refer to the related certification for exam requirements.