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 voucher for the exam, you can purchase one by clicking on the “Add to Cart” button below. Please allow 24 hours to process the payment.

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