Microsoft Office Specialist Program

Microsoft Office Specialist Excel certification

Our cutting-edge Excel certification program gives testing candidates practical, performance-based scenarios to gauge their real-world capabilities with project and standards-based outcome testing.

Certification candidates will demonstrate the fundamentals of creating and managing worksheets and workbooks, creating cells and ranges, creating tables, applying formulas and functions and creating charts and objects.

To make the exam more helpful, we've replaced individual tasks with comprehensive, project-based testing. This live-in-the-application environment confirms that certified individuals have demonstrated the ability to complete a realistic Excel project.

An individual earning this certification has approximately 150 hours of instruction and hands-on experience with the product, has proven competency at an industry entry-level and is ready to enter into the job market.

Exam objectives

Microsoft Excel
(Microsoft 365 Apps and Office 2019)

Core data analysis, manipulation, and presentation

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Microsoft Excel Expert
(Microsoft 365 Apps and Office 2019)

Interpreting data for insights

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Microsoft Excel (Office 2016)

Microsoft Excel Expert (Office 2016)

Excel 2013

Excel Expert 2013

Exam details

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