Specialist Certification Testing
Microsoft Office Specialist Hall of Fame
your name to the list of certified students!
MOS exams available
(click on exams to view objectives)
For more information, visit the Microsoft
site or click on the following links:
Recommended courses for MOS
Students are encouraged to enroll in applications
courses to prepare for certification testing. The IMS Department uses approved
courseware to prepare students for testing.
Word Core 2010
is the prerequisite for OSA-116, 122, 145, 230, and 257. OSA-145
is the prerequisite for OSA-246.
For more information about testing at Moraine
Valley, contact Jane Corradetti at (708) 974-5463 or
Procedures for testing:
Office Specialist (MOS) exams are $75. This includes a free retake if
you do not pass the test the first time. You have 30 days to attempt
the test again.
Determine the MOS
test you wish to attempt. View all objectives of the test to certify
that you are prepared to complete the test successfully. If you are
not prepared to test, you may enroll in credit applications
courses that will prepare you for certification testing. Contact Jane
Corradetti at (708) 974-5463 or email@example.com
for course information.
Services Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at (708) 974-5309,
and ask for Christine or Bob to make an appointment for testing. Allow
a minimum of one hour per test. If you have taken certification exams previously and were
issued a username and password, please bring that information with you when
you report for testing.
When you report to
Testing Services in B101 for testing, bring two forms of identification, one
of which must be a photo ID. You may pay for the test with a personal
check or money order made out to Moraine Valley Community College. Cell phones, pagers, and other electronic devices are not allowed in the
Important! Individuals who
are participating in any type of
pre-paid promotion must pay a proctoring fee of $25 per testing appointment (check or money
order) in addition to submitting a voucher for each test.
for the test. Tests are approximately 45 minutes; please allow a
minimum of one hour for the
entire testing process. Report to B101 ten minutes
before your test time. Visit Moraine Valley's Web site for directions
to B101 and a campus map.
Procedures for requesting a transcript:
If you pass your MOS test (and we hope you do),
you can view your test results, print a certificate, or request a printed
certificate by following the steps below. You must know your username and
password that you created when you took the certification test.
- Log in to your account at
- CLICK My Transcript in the
sub-navigation menu, to view your Digital Transcript.
- To the right-hand side of any
certification you have earned, you will see three (3) hyperlink options
available to you: PDF, XPS and Order Official Certificate.
- PDF ― This option allows you to
open and print a PDF version of your certificate.
- XPS ― This option allows you to
open and print a XPS version of your certificate.
(NOTE: If PDF or XPS readers are not installed, you will be
prompted to install these readers in order to enable viewing mode.)
- Order Official Certificate ―
Choosing this option allows you to order a personalized, professionally
printed credential on fine stock paper via our e-commerce store.
- If you choose PDF or XPS,
you will be presented with the printable image of your certificate,
watermarked with the text, "Online Copy."
- Ensure your printer has the paper you
desire in the printer tray and choose the Print icon to begin printing your
Official Certificate. (NOTE: Before final printing, choose "Print
Preview" to ensure your document will print appropriately.)