Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Course - Online


Microsoft Azure is viewed as a leading secure cloud services platform. Professional Education is offering this course in a live, instructor-led format as well as available on-demand 24/7. This course is designed to build your technical skills and help you prepare for the Exam AZ-103: Microsoft Azure Administrator.

In this online training course, students will learn to manager Azure subscriptions and resources, implement and manage storage, deploy and manage virtual machines (VMs), configure and manage virtual networks, and manage identities. This course is for those who are either looking to gain more knowledge about administering Azure cloud services, security, networking, and compute cloud abilities or who are looking to pass the AZ-103 exam and complete their Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator certification.

Professional Education partners with StormWind Studios to deliver these programs.

Certificate Application Fee $1100.00    Apply Now!

The AZ 103: Microsoft Azure Administrator certification exam is geared towards Azure Administrator candidates who manage cloud services that span compute, networking, storage, security, and other cloud capabilities within Microsoft Azure. Students will have a deep understanding of Azure subscriptions and resources. They will be able to make recommendations on services to individuals for optimal performance and scale, including provision, size, monitor, and adjust Azure resources.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

This certificate is designed for a variety of individuals:

  • Implement access management with Azure users, groups and role-based access control.
  • Use Azure Monitor to configure Azure alerts and review the Azure Activity Log.
  • Query and analyze Log Analytics data.
  • Deploy resources with ARM templates and organize Azure resources.
  • Optimize your use of Azure tools like the Azure portal, Azure PowerShell, Cloud Shell and the Azure CLI
  • Create Azure storage accounts for different data replication, pricing, and content scenarios.
  • Implement virtual machine storage, blob storage, azure files, and structures storage.
  • Secure and manage storage with shared access keys, Azure backup, and Azure File Sync.
  • Store and access data using Azure Content Delivery Network, and the Import and Export service.
  • Explain virtual machine usage cases, storage options, pricing, operating systems, networking capabilities, and general planning considerations.
  • Create Windows virtual machines in the Azure Portal, with Azure PowerShell, or using ARM Templates.
  • Deploy custom server images and Linux virtual machines.
  • Configure virtual machine networking and storage options.
  • Implement virtual machine high availability, scalability, and custom scripts extensions.
  • Backup, restore, and monitor virtual machines.
  • Understand virtual networking components, IP addressing, and network routing options.
  • Implement Azure DNS domains, zones, record types, and resolution methods.
  • Configure network security groups, service endpoints, logging, and network troubleshooting.
  • Implement site connectivity schemas including VNet-to-VNet connections and virtual network peering.
  • Implement Azure Active Directory, Self-Service Password Reset, Azure AD Identity Protection, and integrated SaaS applications.
  • Configure domains and tenants, users and groups, roles, and devices.
  • Implement and manage Azure Active Directory integration options and Azure AD Application Proxy.
  • Implement and configure Azure Load Balancer, Azure Traffic Manager, and Azure Application Gateway.
  • Use Azure RBAC to grant a granular level of access based on an administrator’s assigned tasks.
  • Use Azure Multi-Factor Authentication to configure a strong authentication for users at sign-in

Who Should Take this Course

  • Azure and Microsoft server administrators
  • Those who are looking to take and pass the AZ 103 exam


This course is fully online and participants can either watch live, high-quality, instructor-led classes or on-demand, recorded classes. You can enroll and begin anytime!

Average time to complete

This course is designed to be completed in 3-5 months of full-time study. However, the online training format allows you to study on your own schedule and at your own pace, so your enrollment includes one year (12 months) of program access. Some participants choose to complete the course within 6 months, then utilize the curriculum as a reference/guide for the next 6 months.


None but we recommend that students have previous knowledge an experience on operating systems, virtualization, cloud infrastructure, storage structures, and networking.

AZ 103: Microsoft Azure Administrator - $1,100

  • Tuition listed above is for the 2019-2020 academic year and subject to change without advance notice
  • Tuition includes downloadable materials
  • Financial aid is not available for noncredit courses. Students are encouraged to inquire with their employers to determine if tuition assistance is available
  • Professional Education Tuition Installment Plan and other payment options can be found here:
  • These courses are not eligible for the University of Utah employee tuition discount benefit

Additional Costs

  • Certificate exam is taken at a proctored testing center. The cost for the exam is approximately $200 and is not included in the cost of the course.
  • If a student should need longer than 12 months to complete a course, StormWind offers a 12-month extension at a fee of twenty-five percent (25%) of tuition cost.

Why choose the University of Utah?

We understand that you have a choice when it comes to taking professional development courses and we work hard to earn your trust with each and every class!

By selecting the University of Utah, you’ll enjoy the following benefits whether you’re coming to us as someone new to the job market, a career changer, a seasoned professional or a lifelong learner.

Resume Power - Benefit from the University of Utah reputation for credibility and quality. Choosing the University of Utah for your certificate program makes a clear statement about your commitment to excellence.

The Power of the U Network – Students have access to a valuable University of Utah peer and faculty network.

Student Support– Count on the ongoing support of a dedicated student services staff that will assist you every step of the way.

Certificate Completion Requirements

  • Completion of all required modules, assignments and labs within one year (12 months).
  • Receipt of an “S-Satisfactory” grade on all module quizzes and final exam.

How is my accomplishment recognized?

  • For students earning an “S-Satisfactory" grade
    • The certificate program will appear on University of Utah official transcripts.
    • An official University of Utah certificate of completion will be mailed within a few weeks.
    • StormWind will provide you with information about how/where to take the national credentialing exam that this course prepared you for.

Can I apply these classes to a degree at the University of Utah?

This certificate is noncredit and cannot be applied to any for-credit degree.

Are these classes eligible for federal financial aid?

Students pursuing a certificate are considered "non-degree seeking," a status that is not eligible for federal student aid loan programs.

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