Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) is a valuable credential that recognizes the desktop computing skills needed to use the full features and functionality of the Microsoft Office suite. 37% of over 6 million job openings between October 2013 and March 2014 required Microsoft Office skills.

In the worldwide job market:

Microsoft Office Specialist is the primary tool companies use to validate the proficiency of their employees in the latest productivity tools and technology, helping them select job candidates based on globally recognized standards for verifying skills. The results of an independent research study show that businesses with certified employees are more productive compared to non-certified employees and that certified employees bring immediate value to their jobs.

In academia:

As in the business world, institutions upgrading to the latest Office suite may seek ways to protect and maximize their technology investment. By offering certification, they validate that decisionbecause powerful Office applications such as Word, Excel® and PowerPoint® can be effectively used to demonstrate increases in academic preparedness and workforce readiness.

Individuals seek certification to increase their own personal sense of accomplishment and to create advancement opportunities by establishing a leadership position in their school or department, thereby differentiating their skill sets in a competitive college admissions and job market.

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