Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)

Microsoft Office SpecialistDemonstrate your skills in Microsoft product by earning a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification is Microsoft Office Product (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook). For information on how to receive a MOS certificate from Microsoft, click FAQ or Help. To attend a scheduled class, click the Training Schedule.

Click here for Test Center Hours.

Step 1: Purchase a Voucher for MOS Exam

You first need a voucher to take the test.
Click here to purchase vouchers from Certiport for MOS Exam.

Step 2: Purchase a Practice Test for MOS Exam (Optional)

Click here to purchase the Practice Test from Certiport (Optional).

Step 3: Schedule for MOS exam and pay proctoring fee

When you are ready to take the test, you will need to schedule the exam and pay $25 for the proctoring fee.
Click here to schedule a MOS exam at the NRCLC testing center and pay $25 for the proctoring fee.

Step 4: On the day of the Exam

On the day of the exam, you will need to bring the following items with you:
1. MOS voucher code to take the exam.
2. An official Id with picture and signature (Drivers license will do)
3. Receipt of online payment for proctoring fee.

Exam lengths

MOS 2016 (each exam is 50 minutes):

  • Word – 35 Questions
  • Excel – 35 Questions
  • PowerPoint – 35 Questions
  • Word Expert – 26 Questions
  • Excel Expert – 26 Questions
  • Access – 33 Questions
  • Outlook – 35 Questions