Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)

(Current MTSU students and IT Academy participants are not required to pay a proctoring fee)

MOS exams certify proficiency in the use of Microsoft® Office® products (e.g. Microsoft Word®, Excel®, etc.).

Before taking an MOS exam at MTSU, you need to complete all items on the check list that applies to you.

IT Academy Participants

  1. Create a CERTIPORT account (click the “Register” link).
  2. Schedule an appointment – select the ”Microsoft Office Testing” service, and select a time for testing.
  3. Visit Parking Services web site.
  4. Bring proper identification and list of completed modules.

MTSU Students

  1. Create a CERTIPORT account (click the “Register” link).
  2. Schedule an appointment – select the ”Microsoft Office Testing” service, and select a time for testing.
  3. Purchase appropriate voucher from the CERTIPORT web site.
  4. Visit Parking Services web site.
  5. Bring proper identification.          

All Others

  1. Create a CERTIPORT account (click the “Register” link).
  2. Pay the $20 proctoring fee at the MTSU market place (nonrefundable -- you may not test without paying this fee). If you are a current MTSU Student or participate in the IT Academy, do not pay this fee.
  3. Schedule an appointment – select the ”Microsoft Office Testing” service, and select a time for testing.
  4. Purchase appropriate voucher from the CERTIPORT web site.
  5. Visit Parking Services web site.
  6. Bring proper identification.

Fees

  • Vouchers for the MOS exams start at $100 dollars per test plus a MTSU test proctoring fee of $20. Participants in the IT Academy do not have to pay any fees. Current MTSU students do not have to pay the test proctoring fee.
  • The exam fee (if applicable) is paid to CERTIPORT via online payment before you arrive for testing.
  • The test administration fee (if applicable) of $20 is paid online via credit or debit card at the MTSU Market Place. This fee is nonrefundable; missed tests may be rescheduled. Please pay when you schedule your appointment. You may not use MTSU computers for Market Place transactions; use your personal device for this purpose.

Scheduling

To schedule an exam at MTSU, follow the test scheduling link and select the ”Microsoft Office Testing" service. Create an account on the CERTIPORT web site before your arrival; you will need the account to take your test.

Identification

Current & valid picture ID: driver's license, passport, or MTSU student identification card.

Parking

On campus parking requires a permit. Please visit the MTSU Parking Services web site for details.

The test center is located in the Keathly University Center room 108 (enter through 107). Use 1524 Military Memorial for your GPS.

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