Microsoft Office Specialist: Word Expert (Office 2016)

Demonstrate that you have the advanced skills needed to get the most out of Word 2016 by earning a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Expert certification.

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As a candidate for this certification, you demonstrate your ability to proficiently use the advanced features of Word 2016 for:

  • Document and content management
  • Advanced formatting

You can:

  • Create and manage professional documents of four pages or more for a variety of specialized purposes and situations.
  • Customize Word environments to meet project needs and to enhance productivity.

Examples of expert-level documents include:

  • Business plans
  • Research papers
  • Books
  • Specialized brochure
  • Mass mailings

Skills measured

  • Manage document options and settings
  • Design advanced documents
  • Create advanced references
  • Create custom Word elements

Prepare for the exam

No training available for this exam.

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You will have 50 minutes to complete this assessment.

Exam policy

This exam will be proctored, and is not open book. You may have interactive components to complete as part of this exam. To learn more about exam duration and experience, visit: Exam duration and exam experience.

If you fail a certification exam, don’t worry. You can retake it 24 hours after the first attempt. For subsequent retakes, the amount of time varies. For full details, visit: Exam retake policy.

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English, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), German, French, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Dutch

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Certification resources

Exam 77-726 skills outline

Focus your studies as you prepare for the exam. Review the exam skills outline for a summary of the topics the exam covers.

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