The Microsoft Office Specialist Program provides industry-leading assessments of skills and knowledge through our project-based testing, giving students and professionals real-world exercises to appraise their understanding of Microsoft Office.
This guarantees that every certified user can prove they have the ability to command the full features and functionality of Microsoft Office, preparing them for future academic or workforce opportunities.
In the US over 1.17 million jobs request Microsoft Office skills. With a MOS certification you can prove you have the skills to be more effective and productive as well as have a higher work quality.
Value of Microsoft certification
Microsoft certification gives students and workforce candidates the power to chart their own course, fulfill their ambition, and realize their potential. See the statistics that validate that these certifications give you the tools to build a brighter future and prepare yourself for a successful career.
Microsoft Office Specialist Productivity Study (PDF download)
Discover your Path
Microsoft Office Specialist certifications are the first step to where you want to be. Certiport’s My Pathway is a resource designed to enhance your vision by providing direction for stackable credentials that lead to careers, while providing labor market data and salary information all in a single location. Whether your looking for more advanced Microsoft Office training like a MOS Word or Excel Expert Certification or looking for careers that focus on your Microsoft Office skills explore the My Pathways page to help you discover and define your path.
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Microsoft Office Specialist impact
Why are Microsoft Office Specialist certifications so valuable for students, teachers, and school systems?
Empowering students and educators
- For students, Microsoft Office Specialist boosts academic performance and preps them for college and career.
- For educators, Microsoft Office Specialist courses provide targeted training and support every step of the way.
- For Administrators, Microsoft Office Specialist improves institutional results.
Tried and true: pathway to success
Through Certiport’s full pathway solution you can prepare your students for the Microsoft Office Specialist certification with tailored learning materials, practice tests, and a performance-based certification exam officially endorsed by Microsoft. Adding these materials into your curriculum is easy and seamless.