Microsoft Office Specialist Program

Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship

Hosted for over 20 years, these are among the only competitions endorsed by Microsoft, and have led students to connect with top employers, immediate career placement, as well as provide a powerful portfolio and networking experience. The Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) competitions presented by Certiport, a Pearson VUE Business, are events where students can compete with peers to prove their superior skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. These competitions include:

National Championships: National competitions are held all over the world, allowing students to meet their peers and compete in their country. National competitions are hosted by Certiport Authorized Partners. To find out how to compete in your country and to connect to the appropriate Certiport Authorized Partner, visit

World Championship: The National Champions from around the world are invited to compete at the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship. At the World Championship, competitors get to meet other students from around the globe, enjoy exciting activities, and compete to win a scholarship, prize, trophy, medal, and the title of World Champion.

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If you are based in the U.S., visit to learn more about how to compete in the Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. National Championship.