Microsoft Office Specialist Certification

Microsoft Office Specialist Credentials are recognized worldwide and will help your resume stand out. MOS credentials demonstrate your ability to solve real-world problems and function efficiently in the workplace. Credentialing also demonstrates your commitment to staying current in your skills.

Literacy Pittsburgh is excited to offer 12-week Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint classes to help you prepare for the MOS certification exam. 

Next Cohorts:
  • MOS Excel Certification
  • MOS PowerPoint Certification

Tuesday and Thursday evenings
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Literacy Pittsburgh Downtown Center.

Mandatory Orientation Session: Tuesday, April 2
Class Dates: April 9 - June 27

Register by emailing vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org.  The deadline to sign up is March 25.

About MOS Certification Courses:
  • The courses are intensive 12-week classes that meet twice a week in person.
  • Courses are offered as cohorts with specific start and end dates.
  • Participants should also expect to work outside of class time to complete assignments.
  • Students who obtain at least a 70% on graded assignments and tests are eligible for a voucher to take the Microsoft Associate level exam at no charge.
Prerequisites:
  • Take a reading test and meet the minimum score.
  • Attend required orientation.
  • Basic working knowledge of the respective software.
  • Commit to attending every class for the duration of the 12 weeks (maximum 3 absences).
  • Commit to homework outside of class to be prepared for each session.
To learn more or register for our next cohorts, please email Vince at vdestefano@literacypittsburgh.org.

This program is part of Literacy Pittsburgh's Ready & Relevant initiative, which is made possible through community project funding from the FY22 federal spending bill. The total cost of the Ready & Relevant program is $1,790,803. $675,000 (38%) is funded through a Federal Community Project grant. The other $1,115,883 (62%) is funded through other public contracts and private donations.

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