Microsoft Office Specialist: Word Associate (Office 2019)

Demonstrate that you have the skills needed to get the most out of Word 2019 by earning the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification.

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As a candidate for this certification, you demonstrate your ability to apply the main features of Word 2019, such as creating and maintaining:

  • Professional-looking reports
  • Multicolumn newsletters
  • Résumés
  • Business correspondence

As a candidate, you should:

  • Have approximately 150 hours of instruction and hands-on experience with the product.
  • Have proven competency at an industry associate-level.
  • Be ready to enter the job market.

You may be eligible for ACE college credit if you pass this certification exam. See ACE college credit for certification exams for details.

Skills measured

  • Manage documents
  • Insert and format text, paragraphs, and sections
  • Manage tables and lists
  • Create and manage references
  • Insert and format graphic elements
  • Manage document collaboration

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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, English (Malaysia), German, Indonesian (Indonesia), Korean, Spanish, Dutch, Japanese, Russian, French, Italian, Portuguese (Brazil), Polish, Greek (Greece), Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Arabic (Saudi Arabia), Vietnamese (Vietnam)

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Exam MO-100 skills outline

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