Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)


Exam Title

Microsoft Office Specialist 2016 /2019


Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exams are performance-based, timed, and completed live-in-the-application to validate in-demand, career-relevant, workforce skills with Microsoft Office applications. With 2.3 million certifications delivered annually, MOS is the world’s largest IT certification program. Microsoft Office Specialist is the only official Microsoft-recognized certification for Microsoft Office globally and serves as a powerful instrument for assessing student skills and preparing students for real-world skills application.

Target audience

Individuals who are interested in mastering the skills of using Microsoft Office.


The MOS exams include multiple, smaller projects to assess student skills within Microsoft Office. Students are tested on one project at a time, once that project is complete they will move onto the next within the Microsoft Office program. The test duration is approximately 1 hour. The results will be displayed accordingly after the exam is completed, the test candidate also has the ability to print the score report from his or her Certiport online account or profile.


Microsoft Office Word 2016

Microsoft Office Word 2016 Expert

Microsoft Office Excel 2016

Microsoft Office Excel 2016 Expert

Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2016

Microsoft Office Outlook 2016

Microsoft Office Access 2016

Excel 2019 Associate

Excel 2019 Expert

Word 2019 Associate

Word 2019 Expert

PowerPoint 2019 Associate

Outlook 2019 Associate

Access 2019 Expert

Exam Date

(Note 1)

2021-04-18 (Last Registration: 2021-04-15)

2021-05-23 (Last Registration: 2021-05-20) 

2021-06-20 (Last Registration: 2021-06-17)

2021-07-25 (Last Registration: 2021-07-22)

2021-08-22 (Last Registration: 2021-08-19) – Cancel

2021-09-19 (Last Registration: 2021-09-16)

2021-10-31 (Last Registration: 2021-10-28) 

2021-11-14 (Last Registration: 2021-11-11)  – Only Office 2016 is Available

2021-12-12 (Last Registration: 2021-12-09) – Only Office 2019 is Available

Candidates are required to take the test at 10:00 am on the specified date above.

All subjects of MOS 2019 have been released in Chinese and English.


MOP 680 (each subject)


Deadline for registration: 3 working days before the exam date.


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Note 1: Candidates can apply for up to 2 subjects for each exam date, but candidates who use PDAC to pay the exam fees can only apply for 1 subject on the same day.

Microsoft Office Specialist 2016 Master


Elective (Any 1)

Number of certified

Word 2016 Expert

Outlook 2016


Excel 2016 Expert

Access 2016

PowerPoint 2016


Microsoft Office Specialist 2019 – Associate or Expert

*This is in lieu of the Microsoft Office Master credential.


Last updated at 2021-10-15.