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Microsoft Office Specialist Certification (MOS)

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification
(Excellent Candidates: High School, GED, Post-Secondary, Workforce)
Pre-requisite: Computer Literacy, Intro to BCA or similar course


MOS Certification

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification is the world’s only globally recognized standards-based credential for validating desktop computer skills. Because Microsoft Office Specialist is the official Microsoft Office certification for desktop productivity, it is the premier credential chosen by individuals seeking to validate their skills and advance their careers.

About the Certification:

With the globally recognized Microsoft Office certification, you can prove your skills with ease. Whether you’re looking for the ideal job, trying to advance in your present career, or pursuing academic goals, being a Microsoft Office Specialist gives you the tools to achieve more, distinguish yourself, and advance in today’s competitive academic and professional environments.

Benefits for Students:

  • Provide a professional credential recognized around the world
  • Help earn cost-effective college credit
  • Demonstrate computing efficiency essential in the workplace

Benefits for Employment Seekers:

  • Differentiates and helps job candidates get hired. Research shows not only do Microsoft Office Specialists find work faster, they also earn up to 12% more than individuals who are not certified
  • Provides a firm measure that validates Microsoft Office training
  • Gives credibility and substance to work skills

Benefits for Career Advancement:

  • Increases salary potential. Research shows 82% of certified Microsoft Office Specialists report a salary increase after certification
  • Sets company advancers apart as a desktop computing experts in their organizations
  • Provides career opportunities. Eighty-eight percent of managers report Microsoft Office certification gives employees an advantage in hiring and promotion, which means greater earning power, respect, and recognition.

Knowledge and Skill Areas:

Microsoft Office Specialist exams use “live” or real applications to provide the most authentic evaluation of your knowledge, skills, and abilities. Certiport’s performance-based testing uses specialized examination software while simultaneously running the actual Office programs. You can prepare for your certification exams by using officially licensed Microsoft Office training, courseware, assessments, and practice tests.

Microsoft Office Specialist is the official Microsoft Office certification for desktop productivity. Certification is available in the programs listed below. Expert level certifications are offered for Word and Excel. Exams are available for Microsoft Office 2007 and Office 2010.

  • Word
  • Outlook®
  • Access
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint®
  • OneNote

How to Earn Microsoft Office Specialist Certification:

Candidates can earn the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification by passing a 75-question, online assessment. The assessment must be proctored. Computer Success Center is an approved testing site for the MOS test; therefore, candidates can schedule training and the test by clicking here.

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