The Microsoft Office Specialist Program provides industry-leading assessments of skills and knowledge through our new project-based testing which gives students and professionals real-world exercises to appraise their understanding of Microsoft Office.
This guarantees that every certified user has demonstrated the ability to command the full features and functionality of Microsoft Office which prepares them for academic future or workforce opportunities.
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.
Microsoft Office Specialist certifications have a huge impact in empowering students and educators
- For students: boosts academic performance and preps them for college and career.
- For educators: provide targeted training and support every step of the way.
- For Administrators: improves institutional results.
Have you ever been stuck at a crossroad and were unsure of what path to take?
With the new Microsoft 365 Apps and Office 2019 Microsoft Office Specialist Program the choice is easy!
No matter which path you take or which application you use in your classroom you will be led back to the same Microsoft Office Specialist certifications!
The Microsoft Office Specialist certifications that are available are:
- Word Associate
- Excel Associate
- PowerPoint Associate
- Outlook Associate
- Access Expert
- Word Expert & Excel Expert
New Exams still include the performance-based format and are live-in-the-application.
The Microsoft 365 Apps and Office 2019 exams include multiple, smaller projects to assess student skills within Microsoft Office. Students are tested on one project at a time, once that project is complete they will move onto the next within the Microsoft Office Specialist program. These small projects test their skills as they would in the real world and validate their understanding of the Microsoft Office program functionality.
Microsoft 365 Apps and Office 2019 exams now include new Office features, such as:
- 3D models
- Morph Animations
- Slide Zoom
- New Excel Functions