The Microsoft Office Specialist program allows students to learn the skills needed to become proficient in Microsoft Office Applications. Students completing all 4 courses in the sequence are Technology Education Completers towards their graduation requirements.
At the completion of the advanced courses, student can sit for the Microsoft Office Specialist certification exam for that application. Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification is the leading IT certification in the world. More than 1 million MOS exams are taken every year in over 140 countries. MOS enables you to tap the full features and functionality of the Microsoft Office system, resulting in heightened levels of individual performance, confidence, and differentiation.
In academia, MOS promotes success in the classroom for students (and instructors), builds individual distinction, and prepares students for an increasingly competitive workforce
- For business, MOS maximizes office productivity and efficiency for the organization and increases job satisfaction and heightens career achievement among employees
- In workforce development, MOS prepares and places job candidates, ensuring they possess the skills employers require
Student need to complete all courses to be considered a "Completer"
- Information Systems
- Business and Finance
- Advanced Computer Applications I
- Advanced Computer Applications II
Advanced Computer Applications I -- an overview of Microsoft Word 2013, which combines a step-by step approach with corresponding screens. Students will see the importance of learning Word for future course work, complete practical, realistic applications and create material suitable for business use.
Advanced Computer Applications II – an overview of Microsoft Excel 2013, which combines a step-by step approach with corresponding screens. Students will see the importance of learning Excel for future course work, complete practical, realistic applications and create material suitable for business use.
MOS Exam Practice and Study Resources