General Resources: MOUS Certification
What is a Microsoft Office User Specialist?
A Microsoft Office User Specialist (MOUS) is an individual who has certified his or her skills in one or more Microsoft Office desktop applications, including
Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft Access, as well as Microsoft Project.
What is the Microsoft Office User Specialist Program?
The Microsoft Office User Specialist Program typically offers certification exams at the "Core" and "Expert" skill levels.* This program
is the only Microsoft-approved program in the world for certifying proficiency in Microsoft Office desktop applications and Microsoft Project. This certification can be a valuable
asset in any job search or career advancement.
What does this logo mean?
It means this courseware has been approved by the Microsoft Office User Specialist Program to be among the finest available for learning Microsoft Office
desktop applications. It also means that upon completion of this courseware, you may be prepared to become a Microsoft Office User Specialist.
Glencoe/McGraw-Hill MOUS-Approved Courseware
The Comprehensive Approach Series texts provide complete instruction in all skill sets and activities for the appropriate MOUS Exams. Find a complete list of MOUS-approved Comprehensive
Approach Series courseware at http://mous.glencoe.com/.
For More Information
is the official Web site of the MOUS program and contains the latest information on available tests, testing centers, costs, and resources.
Certiport oversees and administers
the MOUS certification program for Microsoft. The Certiport Web site provides more information about the program, test centers, and more.
YourGlencoe regional sales office can tell you more about other MOUS-approved courseware from
* The availability of Microsoft Office User Specialist certification exams varies by application, application version, and language. Visit www.microsoft.com/mous
for exam availability.
Microsoft, the Microsoft Office User Specialist Logo, PowerPoint, and Outlook are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or
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