Microsoft Office Specialist Badges

Microsoft Office Specialist offers badges that validate the skills and knowledge used across all Microsoft Office Applications. Applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, OneNote, and SharePoint can be tested for proficiency.


*Special Note: All Microsoft Office Specialist badges have an associated exam attached to it that needs to be taken and passed in order to claim the badge. As such, for additional learning and preparation for the Microsoft Office Specialist badge exams, we highly recommend that you review the course materials provided under the Resources section of this page prior to taking exams.

 

Number 1 Circle  Get started:


If you don't have one already, create your Certiport and Acclaim accounts by clicking on the buttons below. Microsoft exams are administered through Certiport, and badges you've achieved can be accessed by logging into your Acclaim account.

When creating your Certiport and Acclaim accounts, please make sure to use your CSUF university assigned email address for both accounts.

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Word 2013

MOS WordThis badge demonstrates your fundamental understanding of the Microsoft Word 2013 environment by creating and editing professional-looking reports, newsletters, résumés, and business correspondence. Click on the button below for more information on how to obtain this badge.

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Word 2016

MOS Word 2016This badge demonstrates your fundamental understanding of the Microsoft Word 2016 environment by creating and editing professional-looking reports, newsletters, résumés, and business correspondence. Click on the button below for more information on how to obtain this badge.

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Excel 2013

MOS ExcelThis badge demonstrates your fundamental understanding of the Microsoft Excel 2013 environment by formatting, graphing, range, table, and chart skills. Click on the button below for more information on how to obtain this badge.

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Excel 2016

MOS ExcelThis badge demonstrates your fundamental understanding of the Microsoft Excel 2016 environment by formatting, graphing, range, table, and chart skills. Click on the button below for more information on how to obtain this badge.

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PowerPoint 2013

MOS PPTThis badge demonstrates your fundamental understanding of PowerPoint 2013 by creating, editing and enhancing presentations for professional grade sales, trainings and instructional materials. Click on the button below for more information on how to obtain this badge.

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PowerPoint 2016

MOS PPTThis badge demonstrates your fundamental understanding of PowerPoint 2016 by creating, editing and enhancing presentations for professional grade sales, trainings and instructional materials. Click on the button below for more information on how to obtain this badge.

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Access 2013

MOS AccessThis badge demonstrates your understanding of the correct application of principal features of Access 2013 by creating database objects such as tables, data entry forms, multi-level reports, and queries. Click on the button below for more information on how to obtain this badge.

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Access 2016

MOS AccessThis badge demonstrates your understanding of the correct application of principal features of Access 2016 by creating database objects such as tables, data entry forms, multi-level reports, and queries. Click on the button below for more information on how to obtain this badge.

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Outlook 2013

MOS OutlookThis badge demonstrates your understanding of Outlook 2013 by creating professional-grade e-mail messages, maintaining calendars, and scheduling tasks. Click the button below for more information on how to obtain this badge.

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Outlook 2016

MOS OutlookThis badge demonstrates your understanding of Outlook 2016 by creating professional-grade e-mail messages, maintaining calendars, and scheduling tasks. Click the button below for more information on how to obtain this badge.

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Word Expert 2013

MOS Word ExpertThis badge demonstrates your proficiency in advanced features of Word 2013 by creating expert-level documents which include business plans, research papers, books, and specialized brochures. Click on the button below for more information on how to obtain this badge.

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Word Expert 2016

MOS Word ExpertThis badge demonstrates your proficiency in advanced features of Word 2016 by creating expert-level documents which include business plans, research papers, books, and specialized brochures. Click on the button below for more information on how to obtain this badge.

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Excel Expert 2013

MOS Excel Expert 2013This badge demonstartes your advanced understanding of Excel 2013 by enhancing productivity in custom business templates, multiple-axis financial charts, amortization tables, and inventory schedules. Click on the button below for more information on how to obtain this badge.

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Excel Expert 2016

MOS Excel Expert 2016This badge demonstartes your advanced understanding of Excel 2016 by enhancing productivity in custom business templates, multiple-axis financial charts, amortization tables, and inventory schedules. Click on the button below for more information on how to obtain this badge.

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Microsoft Office Master 2013

MOS Office Master 2013This badge demonstrates your advanced expertise in all MOS 2013 applications such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, and Outlook. Click on the button below for more information on how to obtain this badge.

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Microsoft Office Master 2016

MOS Office Master 2016This badge demonstrates your advanced expertise in all MOS 2016 applications such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, and Outlook. Click on the button below for more information on how to obtain this badge.

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OneNote 2013

MOS OneNoteThis badge demonstrates your fundamental understanding of OneNote 2013 by creating and managing content such as page layout, sharing, tagging, linking, and incorporating visual elements. Click on the button below for more information on how to obtain this badge.

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SharePoint 2013

MOS SharePointThis badge demonstrates your understanding of SharePoint 2013 by managing users, administering content and lists, and site hierarchy. Click on the button below for more information on how to obtain this badge.

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Number 3 Circle Look at Supplemental Resources

Word 2013

Word 2016

Excel 2013

Excel 2016

PowerPoint 2013

Lynda.com Resources

ETC Resources(CSUF Employees Only)

PowerPoint 2016

Access 2013

Lynda.com Resources

ETC Resources(CSUF Employees Only)

Access 2016

Lynda.com Resources

ETC Resources(CSUF Employees Only)

Outlook 2013

Outlook 2016

Lynda.com Resources

ETC Resources(CSUF Employees Only)

Word Expert 2013

Word Expert 2016

Lynda.com Resources

Excel Expert 2013

Excel Expert 2016

Lynda.com Resources

Microsoft Office Master 2013

Resources

See Resources in Word 2013, Excel 2013, PowerPoint 2013, Access 2013, and Outlook 2013

Microsoft Office Master 2016

Resources

See Resources in Word 2016, Excel 2016, PowerPoint 2016, Access 2016, and Outlook 2016

OneNote 2013

Lynda.com Resources

ETC Resources(CSUF Employees Only)

SharePoint 2013

Lynda.com Resources

ETC Resources(CSUF Employees Only)

Number 4 Circle  Take Test:


California State University, Fullerton plans on offering an on-site Testing Center for the Microsoft Office Specialist badge certifications.

***More information to come.***

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California State University, Fullerton plans on offering Microsoft Office Specialist badges.

***More information to come.***