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Taking a Microsoft Office Specialist exam
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Desktop computing proficiency is increasingly important in today’s business world. When
screening, hiring, and training employees, employers can feel reassured by relying on the
objectivity and consistency of technology certification to ensure the competence of their
workforce. As an employee or job seeker, you can use technology certification to prove
that you already have the skills you need to succeed, saving current and future
employers the time and expense of training you.
Microsoft Office Specialist certification
Microsoft Office Specialist certification is designed to assist employees in validating their
skills with Office programs. The following certification paths are available:
● A Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) is an individual who has demonstrated
proficiency by passing a certification exam in one or more Office programs, including
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, OneNote, or SharePoint.
● A Microsoft Office Specialist Expert (MOS Expert) is an individual who has
demonstrated that he or she has mastered the more advanced features of Word or Excel
by passing the required certification exams.
● A Microsoft Office Specialist Master (MOS Master) is an individual who has
demonstrated that he or she has mastered multiple Office applications by passing the
MOS Expert certification exams for Word and Excel, the MOS certification exam for
PowerPoint, and one additional MOS certification exam.