Exam 98-361: Software Development Fundamentals

Exam 98-361: Software Development Fundamentals is a Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) entry level certification exam.

This MTA exam will be retired on June 30, 2022. Voucher sales for this exam ended on June 30, 2021.


This is a fundamental software development course. For better performance, learners should already be familiar with C# programming and introductory database concepts.


  1. Understanding Core Programming
  2. Understanding Object-Oriented Programming
  3. Understanding General Software Development
  4. Understanding Web Applications
  5. Understanding Desktop Applications
  6. Understanding Databases



  • Exam 98-361 Software Development Fundamentals Student Study Guide
  • Microsoft Official Academic Course (2011). Exam 98-361: Software Development Fundamentals. Wiley. ISBN 9781118026878
  • Microsoft: Software Development Fundamentals Exam Details