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 Microsoft Office Specialist Excel project.

Exam objectives

Excel 2016


Core data analysis, manipulation, and presentation

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Excel Expert 2016

Excel Expert

Interpreting data for insights

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Excel 2013

Excel Expert 2013

Excel 2010

Excel Expert 2010

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