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The future belongs to students who have the skills to do more

Microsoft’s certification programs provide a clear path to success for learners & helps them acquire the technology skills needed to realize their full potential & be successful in their student life and career endeavours.

96% of professionals use Microsoft at work!

80% recruiters say Microsoft Office skills validation is important!

97% of hiring managers feel credential holders have an advantage over those without!

50% individuals believe obtaining a certification makes them more marketable.

Study Shows Productivity at Workplaces Increases by 70% with MOS Certifications

This research study highlights the value of Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification and shows that certified students and employees become more productive as proficiency in Microsoft Office increases.

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Get Your Credits Waived at College & Universities

The Microsoft Office Specialist Word, PowerPoint and Excel certifications have earnedThe American Council on Education (ACE)credit recommendation for college education in computer applications. From this, students can seekcredit waiverfrom more than1,800 accredited, degree-granting colleges, universities includingHarvard, MIT & Ivy Leaguesand other education-related organizations that are members of ACE.

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Get Endorsed by Microsoft's CEO

Get your certificate signed & endorsed by Microsoft's CEO, Satya Narayana Nadella.

Get A Digital Verification Badge

Digital badges are web-enabled versions of a credential, certification or learning outcome. Representing your credential as a badge gives you the ability to share your skills online in a way that is simple, trusted and can be easily verified in real time.

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Microsoft World Championship

Hosted for over 20 years with 100+ countries participating & the MOS World Championship presented by Certiport, Inc & endorsed by Microsoft, is a global competition that tests students' skills in Microsoft Office Word, Excel & PowerPoint. The students are required to participate in a National Championship hosted by country partner & the winners of that event continue on to the World Championship to represent their country.

Do you want to be the next World Champion?

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Evidence from Around the World Proves that Microsoft Certifications Increases Employability

With Microsoft certifications, educators and employers have a full pathway approach to closing the skills gap. Students are able to leverage learning and instructional materials, preparatory assessment exams, and industry - recognized Microsoft certifications to ensure future success in today’s technology-driven learning and workforce environments.

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Real Success Stories of MOS Certifications Inspiring Changes in Workforce Development

MOS certification gives people the skills and confidence to succeed in the workforce.

  • Cimarron Correctional Facility - Oklahoma, USA

    “Demand for the program is high and I find that once an inmate earns one certification, they are motivated to earn another one.”

    Steve Holley

    Computer Instructor at CCF

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  • Ediya Coffee - Seoul, South Korea

    In our daily work life, using Microsoft Office is the most required skills. Microsoft Office Specialist is the proper certification that will allow us to evaluate employee’s performance on Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word software in the workplace.” - Byeong- wook Lee, Manager, Ediya Coffee Corp.

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  • Fundación Paco Puerto - Spain

    “There are two main benefits of offering MOS certification,” said Cantador. “First, Students gain a professionally recognized qualification that is valued by employers. Second, Paco Puerto is authorised to deliver Microsoft exams, which helps to motivate the trainers and also makes us a center of reference.”

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  • OfficeTeam - The world’s leader in professional staffing for office support jobs

    OfficeTeam, a Robert Half Company, is the division handling administrative staffing. We spoke with Brandi Britton, district president of OfficeTeam, to learn about the most in-demand skills for administrative professionals and how Microsoft Office Specialist certification can help job seekers stand out

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  • Sojitz Corporation - Japan

    “Studying for MOS certification allows the new recruits to understand what baseline skills they are expected to have in the office so they can prepare themselves accordingly. We also hope the MOS training opportunity further motivates our new employees to build up their computing skills.”

    Mr. Shogo Miyamoto
    MOS Excel-certified member
    Human Resources & General Affairs Department

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Real Success Stories of MOS Certifications Transforming Student Careers in Higher Education

Students & teachers praise the power of MOS Certifications & how it can have positive impact on a student's career in higher education.

  • Bellevue College - Washington, USA

    “Achieving the Microsoft Office Specialist certification enhanced my job and career opportunities.”

    Jin-Mei Wang
    Bellevue College

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  • Northwest Iowa Community College - Iowa, USA

    Northwest Iowa Community College Validates Microsoft Office Skills in Administrative Office Assistant Program.

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  • Troy University - Alabama, USA

    Troy University College of Business Equips All Students with Microsoft Excel Certifications.

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  • Singapore Polytechnic - Singapore

    “Being certified definitely gave me an advantage,” says Lye. “Being proficient in using advanced tools and formulas in Excel allowed me to deliver the results the company was seeking.”

    Christopher Lye
    Integrated Events & Project Management Graduate 2013
    National Academic Skills Challenge Winner

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  • Kookmin University - Seoul, South Korea

    “MOS is a very useful and suitable tool to help students gain hands-on experience. The class leading to MOS certification gives students a clear goal so they can focus on the course more than ever before.”

    Seung-Il Ahn
    Kookmin University Administrator

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Real Success Stories of MOS Certifications Preparing Students in School K-12

Students get exposed to higher learning standards and get quipped with knowledge and skills that help them adapt to the real world.

  • Marshfield High School - Massachusetts, USA

    “What I love about MOS and GMetrix is it they are aligned to both state and national standards. I can help my students earn an industry- valued credential while meeting requirements for assessment and technology.”

    Kathleen Bandera
    Marshfield High School

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  • ILLINOIS CHSD 218 - Illinois, USA

    “If they go to work and have MOS on their resume, it will open doors. If they go to college, it is going to help them be successful.”

    Frank LaMantia
    Curriculum Director of CTE

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  • Certiadria - Skopje, North Macedonia

    Macedonian Primary Teachers Increase Digital Literacy with Microsoft Office Specialist Certification.

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  • Public Schools Of North Carolina - North Carolina, USA

    “The Microsoft IT Academy allows students to prove to employers they have a specific skill that is in demand.”

    Aaron Fleming
    Director of Career and Technical Education (CTE)
    Lee County Public Schools.

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  • Xavier High School - Iowa, USA

    As a result of these certifications, Xavier students are equipped with valuable 21st century skills,”

    Tom Keating
    Xavier High School

  • Shaw High School Masters Microsoft Office Certifications - Georgia, USA

    Shaw is the only school in Muscogee County to achieve a 100 percent pass rate for the Business and Technology End of Pathway assessment three years in a row.

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