The University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) is dedicated into turning motivated individuals into Microsoft® Office superstars. As a Microsoft® Testing site, UMC offers the Microsoft® Office Specialist (MOS) certification in a variety of areas. UMC offers 1 – 3 credits through CA 2190 as preparation for this testing. However, you do not need to take the course to test for the MOS exam.
Certiport provides the testing materials and is the leading provider of value-added, computerized test delivery services that include an expanding network of testing centers worldwide. Any organization can deliver Certiport's globally recognized certification exams by becoming a Certiport Authorized Testing Center. provides the testing materials for MOS certification and the exams can be taken on the UMC campus.
MOS is the credential required by academia and business, recognized globally as the premier credential chosen by individuals seeking to validate their knowledge, skills and abilities relating to the Microsoft Office applications.
> In academia, MOS promotes success in the classroom for students (and instructors), builds individual distinction, and prepares students for an increasingly competitive workforce.
> For business, MOS maximizes office productivity and efficiency for the organization and increases job satisfaction and heightens career achievement among employees.
> In workforce development, MOS prepares and places job candidates, ensuring they possess the skills employers require.
Questions, contact Twyla Treanor.