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Microsoft Office Specialist Certification (MOS)

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About Microsoft Office Specialist Exams (MOS)

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exams enable you to certify your skills in Office applications using the only Microsoft approved exams available. All exams are interactive and test your ability to accomplish discrete tasks by performing those tasks in live applications. This is a flexible and accurate way of assessing your skills. Exams are timed and last 45 – 60 minutes each. You must successfully pass exam(s) in order to be certified as a Microsoft Office Specialist.

What exams are available?

What do the exams cost?

Exams are offered at a discounted rates. Fees are:

  • Students from any IU campus: $75
  • Faculty and Staff from any IU campus: $85
  • General public: $95

Anyone who has purchased an exam voucher elsewhere can take exams at our location for a proctoring fee of $20.

Where do the exams take place?

Exams take place in the following locations:

Bloomington (IUB) Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Cyberinfrastructure Building, 2709 East 10th Street
(directions and parking)
IT Training Lab: Informatics and Communications Complex, Room IT121 (directions and parking)

How do I register to take an exam?

Exam registration must be made by phone or e-mail at least two weeks in advance of your desired exam date. To register, please contact the appropriate office:

How do I prepare for the exam?

What is the cancellation policy?

If you register for an exam and cannot attend we will refund your registration fee if you notify us at least one week before the exam.

Where can I find more information?

Simplifying Technology, Enhancing Productivity and Skills