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Microsoft Office Specialist Program

The Microsoft Office Specialist program is the only comprehensive, performance-based certification program approved by Microsoft to validate desktop computer skills using Microsoft Programs that include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. The Office Specialist program provides computer program literacy, measures proficiency, and identifies opportunities for skill enhancement. Successful candidates receive an Office Specialist certificate that sets them apart from their peers in the competitive job market. The certificate is a valuable credential recognized worldwide as proof that an individual has the desktop computing skills needed to work more productively and efficiently. The Office Specialist program is helping to fill the demand for qualified, knowledgeable people in the workplace.

Click here to download the registration form.

  • All students in Computer Applications classes are eligible to take the exams in Word and PowerPoint.  Students enrolled in the accelerated level of the class may also take the Excel exam.
  • Testing is scheduled during your regular Computer Applications period. 
  • Payment is due prior to testing. Since Council Rock North is a certified testing center, we can offer a substantial discount on the testing fees. The cost is $60 for one exam, $110 for two exams, and $150 for three exams. You may pay for all three tests at one time or pay for each exam as you take it. Checks should be made payable to Council Rock North.

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Visit the Microsoft Office Specialist website for more information about the exams.

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