The Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)

The Fundamentals of Microsoft Office Applications


Demonstrate you have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to productively use Microsoft Office. MOS enables you to tap the full features and functionality of the Microsoft Office system, resulting in heightened levels of individual performance, confidence, and differentiation. Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) is the credential recognized globally as the premier credential for individuals seeking to validate their knowledge, skills and abilities relating to the Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, OneNote, SharePoint.


  • In academia, MOS promotes success in the classroom for students and instructors, builds individual distinction, and prepares students for a career in an increasingly competitive workforce.
  • For business, MOS maximizes office productivity and efficiency for the organization, increases job satisfaction, and heightens career achievement among employees.
  • In workforce development, MOS prepares and places job candidates, ensuring they possess the desktop application skills employers require.

Take the courses:

Find an Authorized Training Partner  or Business Affiliate who offers this training.

Pass the exams:

Progress through three certification levels on your way to becoming a Microsoft 2013 Master, the highest MOS 2013 certification.

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