Rockford, Illinois

MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist)


Microsoft Office Certifications

Rock Valley College (RVC) is an authorized Certiport Testing Center offering a certification for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS).  The MOS certification validates skills in using Microsoft Office 2010.  Examinees may be certified through Rock Valley College in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access.  Master certification is also available.

Certification testing is conducted in the RVC Testing Center, located on the lower level of the Student Center.  Please schedule appointments at least 24 hours in advance.  To schedule an appointment, please call the Rock Valley College Testing Center at (815) 921-2385. 

Standard fees for MOS are $96 per exam. Examinees not enrolled in Rock Valley College's PCI 228 (Personal Computer Information Specialist) credit course are expected to have purchased vouchers in advance and bring the voucher to the appointment. Examinees not enrolled in Rock Valley College's credit course PCI 228 (Personal Computer Information Specialist) will be charged a $15 proctor fee. Re-tests are subject to the $15 proctor fee.

For more information about the exam, please visit:


To prepare for the exam, you may try these resources:


·Rock Valley College's credit course PCI 228, Personal Computer Specialist. See the college catalog for course description and pre-requisites. Certification exam fees are included in tuition/lab fees for the class.

·Certiprep is available for purchase through Certiport, the company that administers the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam. For more information, please view the link listed below.