Microsoft Certified: Data Analyst Associate. Time to rename it!

At the end of this month, on February 28, 2022, the Microsoft Certified: Data Analyst Associate certification will be renamed to Microsoft Certified: Power BI Data Analyst Associate .

The new name reflects Microsoft’s vision on the data analyst job role and the skills required for that role today.

New Exam

At the moment we are writing, Exam DA-100: Analyzing Data with Microsoft Power BI is the exam to earn the Microsoft Certified: Data Analyst Associate certification. This exam will retire on March 31, 2022.

The Exam PL-300: Power BI Data Analyst (launching on February 28th) will be needed to earn the new Microsoft Certified: Power BI Data Analyst Associate certification.

Between February 28 and March 31, 2022, you can pass either exam to earn their Power BI Data Analyst Associate certification.

If you have already earned the Data Analyst Associate certification, the new name will be shown in the Certification Dashboard on February 28, 2022.

If you were already studying for the exam DA-100, you have until March 31, 2022, to take it.

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