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Microsoft Office Certification

We want to get you certified! The Chirico Career Center offers plenty of opportunities to become certified in many Microsoft Office products before graduation. As part of our Friar Four Career Core program, we currently offer paths for students to gain certifications. These certifications make a great addition to any resume or LinkedIn profile!

Our workshops offer a structured setting to cover the material necessary to ace the certification exams. Certification workshops are offered each semester and over breaks. Please click the registration links for more information about each course, including class meeting dates and locations.


Excel Core Certification Workshops:

Series D | Thursdays 9 – 10 a.m. IN-PERSON | Oct. 20 – Dec. 1 | Register Here

Series E | Wednesdays 2 – 3 p.m. VIRTUAL | Oct. 26 – Dec. 7 | Register Here

Additional MOS Workshops:

Excel Expert* | Tuesdays 12 – 1 p.m. IN-PERSON | Oct. 25 – Nov. 29 | Register Here

*Students must complete the Excel Core Certification before registering for Excel Expert


Testing is offered during the last class of each workshop. We also offer testing regularly throughout the semester for those with schedule conflicts or who do not pass on their first attempt. In order to sit for an exam, you must:

  • complete 80% or more of the appropriate Jasperactive exerciese, and
  • score a 70% or greater on a GMetrix Practice Test in Testing Mode

READY TO TEST? Click here to sign up for a testing time slot.


If you are already certified and are looking for your certificate or badge for LinkedIn, you can:

  • download your certificate at Certiport under “My Transcript”
  • find your LinkedIn badge through Credly


Please contact our Professional Skills Specialist, Christa O’Neill, with any questions regarding MOS workshops, course content, or requirements.