Earning a Microsoft Office Specialist certification can help you differentiate yourself in today's competitive job market, broaden your employment opportunities by displaying your advanced skills, and result in higher earning potential. Microsoft Office Specialist certification can also lead to increased job satisfaction. Research indicates that certified individuals have increased competence, productivity, and credibility with their employers, co-workers, and clients.
For employers, the certification provides skill-verification tools that not only help assess a person's skills in using Microsoft Office programs but also the ability to quickly complete on-the-job tasks across multiple programs in the Microsoft Office system.
Microsoft Office Specialist certifications are primarily for office workers who use Microsoft Office programs as a vital part of their job functions.
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A Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification helps validate proficiency in using Microsoft Office and meets the demand for the most up-to-date skills on the latest Microsoft technologies. Candidates who pass a certification exam show that they can meet globally recognized performance standards.
Candidates must pass one certification exam in order to earn a MOS certification.
- MOS: Microsoft Office Word
- MOS: Microsoft Office Word Expert
- MOS: Microsoft Office Excel
- MOS: Microsoft Office Excel Expert
- MOS: Microsoft Office PowerPoint
- MOS: Microsoft Office Outlook
- MOS: Microsoft Office Access
- MOS: Microsoft SharePoint
- MOS: Microsoft Office OneNote
- MOS: Microsoft Office 365
The Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Master certification helps demonstrate an individual's overall comprehension of and expertise in using Microsoft Office programs. Microsoft Office Specialist Masters have more than a working familiarity with Microsoft Office programs—they are technically skilled to take advantage of the breadth of features efficiently and effectively.
To earn the 2010 Microsoft Office Master certification, you must pass the following MOS exams:
- MOS: Word Expert
- MOS: Excel Expert
- MOS: PowerPoint
- MOS: Outlook or Access, or OneNote, or SharePoint