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. If you don’t have a MOS vocher for the exam, you can purchase one by clicking on the “Add to Cart” button below. Please allow 24 hours to process the payment.

MOS Exam Voucher

MOS Retake Exam Voucher
MOS Retake Exam Voucher

Step 2: Purchase Online Course or Practice Test for MOS Exam (Optional)

Microsoft Office 2016 Word
Microsoft Office 2016 Word Online Course
Topics: Getting Started with Word; Formatting Text and Paragraphs; Working More Efficiently; Managing Lists; Adding Tables; Inserting Graphic Objects; Controlling Page Appearance; Preparing to Publish a Document; Topics: Organizing Content Using Tables and Charts; Customizing Formats Using Styles and Themes; Inserting Content Using Quick Parts; Using Templates to Automate Document Formatting; Controlling the Flow of a Document; Simplifying and Managing Long Documents; Using Mail Merge to Create Letters, Envelopes, and Labels; Manipulating Images; Using Custom Graphic Elements; Collaborating on Documents; Adding Document References and Links; Securing a Document; Using Forms to Manage Content; Automating Repetitive Tasks with Macros

Microsoft Office 2016 Excel
Microsoft Office 2016 Excel Online Course
Topics: Getting Started with Microsoft Office Excel 2016; Performing Calculations; Modifying a Worksheet; Formatting a Worksheet; Printing Workbooks; Managing Workbooks; Working with Functions; Working with Lists; Analyzing Data; Visualizing Data with Charts; Using PivotTables and PivotCharts;
Topics: Working with Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks; Using Lookup Functions and Formula Auditing; Sharing and Protecting Workbooks; Automating Workbook Functionality; Creating Sparklines and Mapping Data; Forecasting Data

Microsoft Office 2016 PowerPoint
Microsoft Office 2016 PowerPoint Online Course
Topics: Getting Started with PowerPoint; Developing a PowerPoint Presentation; Performing Advanced Text Editing Operations; Adding Graphical Elements to Your Presentation; Modifying Objects in Your Presentation; Adding Tables to Your Presentation; Adding Charts to Your Presentation; Preparing to Deliver Your Presentation; Modifying the PowerPoint Environment; Customizing Design Templates; Adding SmartArt and Math Equations to a Presentation; Working with Media and Animations; Collaborating on a Presentation; Customizing a Slide Show; Securing and Distributing a Presentation

Microsoft Office 2016 Access
Microsoft Office 2016 Access Online Course
Getting Started with Access; Working with Table Data; Querying a Database; Querying a Database; Generating Reports; Designing a Relational Database; Joining Tables; Using Data Validation; Creating Advanced Queries; Organizing a Database for Efficiency; Using Advanced Reporting Techniques; Implementing Advanced Form Design; Sharing Data Across Applications; Using Macros to Improve User Interface Design; Using VBA; Using Advanced Database Management; Distributing and Securing a Database; Managing Switchboards

Click here to purchase the Practice Test from Certiport.

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 centeror to take the test “At Home”.

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