Microsoft Office Specialist Program

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Microsoft Office 2016

The Microsoft Office 2016 stands as the earliest Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification program that is currently available. It incorporates feedback from educators and experts to improve the certification exams to make them stronger tools for assessment and preparation that have been built upon in the later exams.

Each certification exam is 50-minutes and provides multiple projects per exam, ensuring accurate skill validation and results. It includes instructions that steer away from command and function names, requiring a deeper understanding of program functionality and other various enhancements. 

Available certifications

Certifications available for Microsoft Office 2016 include: Word Associate, Excel Associate, PowerPoint Associate, Outlook Associate, Access Associate, Word Expert, and Excel Expert.

Explore the Microsoft Office 2016 exams: 

NOTE: This certification program operates with Microsoft Office 2016 Professional or Professional Plus (32 or 64-bit), as well Microsoft 365 Apps (formerly Office 365 ProPlus) versions prior to and including 1808 can take MOS 2016 exams. Regional limitations may apply. View the technical requirements.

Become a Microsoft Office Specialist Master

Maximize your Microsoft Office proficiency with MOS Master certifications, showcasing advanced skills through stacked credentials.

Earn a Microsoft Office Specialist: Master (Office 2016) certification

Pass three of the following exams along with one of the elective exams:


  • Microsoft Word Expert (Office 2016)
  • Microsoft Excel Expert (Office 2016)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint (Office 2016)
  • Microsoft Access (Office 2016)
  • Microsoft Outlook (Office 2016)

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