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The attainment of an SOACP certification may require a passing grade on a single combined certification exam or on multiple, module-specific exams. In order to prepare for an exam, you are encouraged to complete the corresponding course module(s) listed on the Courses page.

The following are the official SOACP exams:
– S90.ARB: Gen 2 SOA Architect Combined Recertification Exam
– S90.SAN: SOA Analyst Combined Certification Exam
– S90.SAR: SOA Architect Combined Certification Exam
– S90.MSA: Microservice Architect Combined Certification Exam
– S90.SDM: Service API Specialist Combined Certification Exam
– S90.SGO: Service Governance Specialist Combined Certification Exam
– S90.SSE: Service Security Specialist Combined Certification Exam
– Exam S90.01B: Fundamental SOA, Services & Microservices
– Exam S90.02B: Service Technology Concepts
– Exam S90.03B: Design & Architecture with SOA, Services & Microservices
– Exam S90.04B: Fundamental SOA Analysis & Modeling with Services & Microservices
– Exam S90.05B: Advanced SOA Analysis & Modeling with Services & Microservices
– Exam S90.06B: SOA Analysis & Modeling Lab with Services & Microservices
– Exam S90.07B: Advanced SOA Design & Architecture with Services & Microservices
– Exam S90.08B: SOA Design & Architecture Lab with Services & Microservices
– Exam S90.09B: Fundamental Microservice Architecture & Containerization
– Exam S90.10B: Advanced Microservice Architecture & Containerization
– Exam S90.11B: Microservice Architecture & Containerization Lab
– Exam S90.12B: Fundamental Service API Design & Management
– Exam S90.13B: Advanced Service API Design & Management
– Exam S90.14B: Service API Design & Management Lab
– Exam S90.15B: Fundamental Service Governance & Project Delivery
– Exam S90.16B: Advanced Service Governance & Project Delivery
– Exam S90.17B: Service Governance & Project Delivery Lab
– Exam S90.18B: Fundamental Security for Services, Microservices & SOA
– Exam S90.19B: Advanced Security for Services, Microservices & SOA
– Exam S90.20B: Security Lab for Services, Microservices & SOA

Each exam has a unique code that contains the number of the module the exam corresponds to, plus an optional alphabetic version identifier. SOACP exam codes that end with a β€œB” represent exams that are part of the second generation SOACP curriculum. SOACP exam codes that end with an β€œA” represent exams that are part of the first generation SOACP curriculum. For example, Exam S90.01B is the code for the exam that corresponds to SOACP Module 1: Fundamental SOA, Services & Microservices and Exam S90.01A is the code for the previous version of this exam that corresponds to SOACP Module 1: Fundamental SOA & Service-Oriented Computing.

Honors Designation

Exams that are passed with a grade that is 10 or more percentage points greater than the passing grade are considered to have been passed with honors. For example, if an exam’s passing grade is 70%, then a grade of 80% or higher is required for the exam to be considered to have been passed with honors.

Whether you pass exams with a regular passing grade or with an honors grade is shown in your exam history on your AITCP account. If you pass all exams within a certification track with honors, a special version of the certificate is issued indicating that the accreditation was attained with honors and displaying a special gold-colored seal.

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For policy information regarding exam retakes, visit the Exam Policies page.