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Artificial intelligence (AI) opens doors into possibilities that might have seemed like science fiction only yesterday. Discover ways to improve your apps and take your development skills to the next level. Using AI, you can build solutions and advance technology in many fields, including healthcare, financial management, and environmental protection, to name just a few. Microsoft Azure provides easy-to-use services to help you get started.

 

Prove that you have the AI skills it takes to build a better world. Earning your certification in Azure AI Fundamentals can supply the foundation you need to build your career and demonstrate your knowledge of common AI and machine learning workloads—and how to implement them on Azure. Mastering the basics can help you jump-start your career and get ready to dive deeper into the other technical opportunities Azure offers.

 

The Azure AI Fundamentals certification validates your foundational knowledge of machine learning and AI concepts, along with related Azure services. You earn it by passing Exam AI-900: Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals.

 

You can use Azure AI Fundamentals to prepare for other Azure role-based certifications, like Azure Data Scientist Associate or Azure AI Engineer Associate, but it’s not a prerequisite for any of them.

 

What are the prerequisites?

If you’re new to the cloud or just starting out with Azure, first choose Azure Fundamentals training and certification—find out how to Master the basics with Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals.

 

The Azure AI Fundamentals certification is intended for candidates with both technical and non-technical backgrounds. Data science or software engineering experience are not required; however, some general programming knowledge or experience would be beneficial. 

 

How can you get ready?

To help you plan your journey, check out our The journey to Microsoft Certified: Azure AI Fundamentals infographic. You can also find it in the resources section on the certification and exam pages, which contains other valuable help for Azure professionals.

 

Azure AI Fundamentals certification journeyAzure AI Fundamentals certification journey

 

To map out your journey, follow the sequence in the infographic. First, decide whether this is the right certification for you.

 

Next, to understand what you’ll be measured on when taking Exam AI-900, review the skills outline guide on the exam page.

 

Sign up for training that fits your learning style and experience:

 

After you pass the exam and earn your certification, continue mastering the basics with Azure Data Fundamentals, level up with the Azure AI Engineer Associate certification or the Azure Data Scientist Associate certification, or find the right Microsoft Azure certification for you, based on your profession (or the one you aspire to).

 

It’s time to master the basics!

Use your Azure AI Fundamentals certification as a starting point to explore deeper training for Azure technologies and to chart your path forward. Whether you’re looking to advance your career or to jump-start a new one, the message is the same: establish your foundations. Earn your certification and open up new possibilities for your career and for turning your AI and machine learning ideas into solutions on Azure.

 

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