Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)


Earning a Microsoft Office Specialist certification help students differentiate themselves in today's competitive job market, broaden employment opportunities, and result in higher earning potential. For employers, the certification provides skill-verification tools that not only help assess a person's skills in using Microsoft Office programs but also the ability to quickly complete on-the-job tasks across multiple programs in the Microsoft Office system.

Primary Goals

This course provides an excellent way to prepare for the certification exams and provides the hands-on job training skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. It is intended for students and information workers whose responsibilities will include the use of Microsoft Office products to organize, structure and manage data in organizations of every size.



Consideration for Certification

Upon passing the certification exams, students receive the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) credential.

Students who have successfully obtained the MOS certification and who enroll in the Montgomery County Community College Office Administration AAS may be eligible for up to 13 credits towards the completion of the Office Administration AAS.