This certification is intended for: students, clerical workers, instructors, and other individuals who would like to expand and prove their computer skills by earning a Microsoft Certification.

  • Cost: $1100* – (including the Microsoft Official Study Guide and the certification exam via Certiport).
    • *FREE for Goodwill clients who meet the requirements
  • MOS certification does not expire.


  1. Successfully complete Goodwill University’s Customer, Administrative and Business Services training program, or score 70% or higher on the Prove It!® Microsoft Word test
  2. Have a valid picture identification (required at the time of the testing for the certification)
  3. Verify availability to attend classroom training full time (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) for 2 weeks (2017 class schedule below)


Classes run from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m

Class Begins Class Ends
January 23 February 3
March 13 March 24
May 1 May 12
June 19 June 30
August 7 August 18
September 25 October 6


For assistance in registering for the certification program, visit the Goodwill Opportunity Campus or call 704-372-3434. For more information, download our Microsoft Office Specialist – Word flyer.

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