The Information Management Systems (IMS) Department strongly encourages students to pursue certifications. By passing one or more certification exams, students can prove to employers their proficiency in computer applications and technologies. Testing takes place at the Moraine Valley Testing Center.

LinkExamsTest Time
ic3 IC3 - three parts total45 minutes each
microsoft-office-specialistMicrosoft Office Specialist-MOS50 minutes
quickbooks-certified-userQuickBooks50 minutes
adobe-certified-associateAdobe Certified Associate-ACA50 minutes
microsoft-technology-assistantMicrosoft Technology Associate-MTA50 minutes
IC3 – MOS – QuickBooks – ACA – MTA Certifications: Click here for information on accessing and printing your Certificate(s) and Acclaim Badge(s). Scroll down to the information under Certificates and Acclaim Badges (Proof of Certification).
LinkExamsTest Time
common-business-computing-associateCOMMON Business Computing Associate2 hours
COMMON: To schedule certification exam and learn about possible discounts contact Michelle August.
CIW Internet Business AssociateCIW Internet Business Associate30 minutes
CIW: Free if enrolled in MIS 111 and book is purchased. Otherwise, cost ranges from $30 for MVCC students only; $150 for outside community members.

To Purchase a voucher, contact Gary Priddy at CIW or call (602) 794-4117.

To schedule an appointment to take a proctored exam, contact Nancy Woodard, or Kristine Christensen.

If you successfully complete the CIW certification exam you will receive a congratulatory email and an instruction to “click here to see your certificate”. If this email is not received, please check your “junk” email folder.