Virtual Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification exams
Thursday, July 9, 2020, 12 – 1:30 p.m.
Virtual Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification examsWait List
WhereOnline
AudienceTeens, Adults, LEAP
LanguageEnglish
SummaryThe Library offers free MOS and MTA certification exams, which are temporarily available as Exams from Home.
DescriptionFor a limited time, exams are being offered virtually as Exams from Home (in person exams are not currently available) - please read Certiport’s Test Candidate Guide to ensure your device meets the technical requirements.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective college. MOS certifications validate ones tech knowledge in a Microsoft Office application. MTA certifications are for tech professionals with tracks in software development, databases (data platform administration and business intelligence), and IT infrastructure (desktop and server infrastructure and private cloud computing). The Seattle Public Library has partnered with Washington State Library to offer the MOS and MTA exams free of charge to those that live, work or attend school in Washington State. Certification exams are available for:

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS):
  • Access 2016
  • Excel 2016
  • Excel Expert 2016
  • Outlook 2016
  • PowerPoint 2016
  • Word 2016
  • Word Expert 2016
Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA):
  • Database Administration Fundamentals
  • HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Programming using HTML and CSS
  • Introduction to Programming using Java
  • Introduction to Programming using JavaScript
  • Introduction to Programming using Python
  • Mobility and Device Fundamentals
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Security Fundamentals
  • Software Development Fundamentals
  • Windows Operating System Fundamentals
  • Windows Server Administration Fundamentals

We have free online resources available to help you study:
  • Preview the exam interface for a sample exam.
  • Review the Study Guides for Access, Excel, Excel Expert, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Word Expert. Email QIC-Tech@spl.org with the subject line “Study Resources" to receive instructions on how to download of the study guides.
  • Take a Lynda.com class online with your Library card.
  • Take a LearnKey class online (includes pre/post assessments and practice labs). Email QIC-Tech@spl.org with the subject line “Study Resources" to receive instructions on how to access LearnKey.
  • Take a GMetrix practice test online. Email QIC-Tech@spl.org with the subject line “Study Resources" to receive instructions on how to access GMetrix.
For a limited time, test virtually (in person exams are not currently available).  To request a testing slot:
  1. Read Certiport's Test Candidate Guide to ensure your laptop, desktop or Chromebook meets the technical requirements.
  2. Sign up for a testing date online.
  3. Create a free Certiport account.
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