Microsoft Office Specialist Certifications


Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) 2016 provides industry-leading assessments of skills and knowledge through our new project-based testing, giving students and professionals real-world exercises to appraise their understanding of Microsoft Office.

Value of Microsoft certification

Microsoft certification gives students and workforce candidates the power to chart their own course, fulfill their ambition, and realize their potential. See the statistics that validate that these certifications give you the tools to build a brighter future and prepare yourself for a successful career.

This guarantees that every certified user has demonstrated the ability to command the full features and functionality of Microsoft Office, preparing them for future academic or workforce opportunities.

    Become certified as a specialist in one of Microsoft’s premiere office technologies.
    Get a higher credential for two of the job market’s most in-demand technologies: Word and Excel.
    Reach the highest level by passing PowerPoint, Access or Outlook, and the two Expert exams.

Improved MOS Master Certification path


Now you need 4 exams to earn MOS 2016 Master:

  • Required: MOS 2016 Word Expert
  • Required: MOS 2016 Excel Expert
  • Required: MOS 2016 PowerPoint
  • Elective: MOS 2016 Access OR MOS 2016 Outlook


Expert exams were previously two separate exams; now they’re one.

  • MOS 2016 Word Expert: only 1 exam
  • MOS 2016 Excel Expert: only 1 exam


Master is the highest MOS certification; it puts you on an elite level.

  • Elevated expertise
  • Recognized around the globe
  • The best of the best


How do you achieve a MOS Master Designation? Simply complete the required exams, and you automatically get your MOS Master certificate.

  • No registration
  • No application
  • No additional fee

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