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Definition: Microsoft Office User Specialist (MOUS) certification is the premier Microsoft desktop certification, a globally recognized standard for demonstrating desktop skills.
Related Terms
MOUS Master Instructor

To Obtain:

  • Select one of three tracks: Office XP, Office 2000, or Office 97.Within each track you can receive a Core (one exam), Expert (one exam), or Master certification (five exams).
  • Exams cost approximately $125.
  • Comprehensive and updated list of exams is available on Microsoft.com.
  • Recertification is not required but as exams are retired or tracks are redesigned you must pass the replacement exam(s).

Also Known As: Microsoft Office User Specialist

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