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Toronto, ON, M1K5E9


Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification

Certiport Authorized Test Centre

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Centennial's Certiport Authorized Test Centre is conveniently located at Progress Campus where we offer Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exams to students, employees, alumni and community members.

When you pass an MOS certification exam, you:

  • Obtain a globally-recognized industry certification
  • Heighten your earning potential
  • Add credibility and qualifications to your resume
  • Stand out in the job market
  • Build your self-confidence
  • Enhance your professional image
  • Open doors to potential job opportunities

If you feel you have sufficient experience using Microsoft Office Software, you may be ready for the Microsoft Office Certification. Register for a MOS exam and demonstrate you have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to productively use Microsoft Office.

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ONLINE: Full-time students may not use this method of registration. Only Non-full-time students may register using this method.

  • Select an MOS Exam from the list below as well as the section number listing the date and time you prefer. 
  • You may take any one 2016/2019 MOS exam you choose on the date you purchase.


PHONE or IN-PERSON: Both full-time students and non-full-time students may register through one of the following methods:

  • By phone (Registration Desk) 416-289-5300 and refer to the session code/name below when calling.
  • In-person at the Hub (Registration Desk at any Campus). Refer to the session code/name below.


$70 (tax included) per Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam.
Registration payment includes ONE MOS exam for one attempt to be proctored at Centennial's Certiport Authorized Test Center (CATC) and access to GMetrix software practice tests (email for details after you have registered). The sooner you register, the sooner you can practice.


To cancel or change a scheduled exam date, you must contact our Registrar's office prior to the exam date in order to receive a refund or change the date, otherwise, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodation for Accessibility

Certiport is committed to providing exam access to all individuals with disabilities.  If you require accommodation please refer to the Certiport Accommodation website for information on how to apply.

External Exam Vouchers

We are not able to accept external exam vouchers at this time.  We provide electronic MOS exam vouchers that must be used at our CATC location and are not transferable to other CATC locations. You may use the CATC locator to locate a CATC that does accept external vouchers.

Exams from Home During the 2021 Year

Certiport is offering online MOS exams during 2021 in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Exams will be available for Microsoft Office 2016 as well as Microsoft Office 2019.  Read more about technical specifications and procedures for online exams at Certiport Exams from Home.

Microsoft Office Specialist Exams

The following MOS 2016 and MOS 2019 exams are offered each session date. 

You may take any ONE exam per date with one attempt.  You  will select your exam on the exam date.

MOS 2016 Exams MOS 365/2019 Exams
MOS Exams Available
MOS Word Core - #77-725 MO-100 Microsoft Word
MOS Word Expert - #77-726 MO-200 Microsoft Excel
MOS PowerPoint Core - #77-729 MO-300 Microsoft PowerPoint
MOS Excel Core - #77-727 MO-400 Microsoft Outlook
MOS Excel Expert - #77-728 MO-101 Microsoft Word Expert
MOS Access Core - #77-730 MO-201 Microsoft Excel Expert
MOS Outlook - #77-731 MO-500 Microsoft Access Expert

Microsoft Office Specialist Exam Dates

Accessing College Email

You will receive a email account upon registration.  You will be contacted the day before the exam through this email account with login instructions for the exam. First-time login at  - the User ID is the student number provided by the College, the password is (MMDDYY, 2 diigt month, 2 digit day, 2 digit year).  You will be prompted to change the password.

Register for Session Code/Name Exam Session Date

MSOF101-801 MOS Certification Session 1
Non-Full-time Online Registration

September 22, 2021
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
Delivery Online
MSOF103-801 MOS Certification Session 2
Non-Full-time Online Registration
October 20, 2021
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
Delivery Online

MSOF105-801 MOS Certification Session 3
Non-Full-time Online Registration

November 24, 2021
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Delivery Online
MSOF107-801 MOS Certification Session 4
Non-Full-time Online Registration
December 17, 2021
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EST
Delivery Online
MSOF201-801 MOS Certification Session 5
Non-Full-time Online Registration
TBA, 2021
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
Delivery Online
MSOF202-801 MOS Certification Session 6
Non-Full-time Online Registration
TBA, 2021
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST
Delivery Online
MSOF203-801 MOS Certification Session 7
Non-Full-time Online Registration
TBA, 2021
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
Delivery Online
MSOF204-801 MOS Certification Session 8
Non-Full-time Online Registration
TBA, 2021
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
Delivery Online


Where can I read about the Microsoft Office Certifications and the skills measured on these exams?

Read more about Microsoft Office Specialist Certification

How do I obtain Expert certification?

Read more about 2016 Certification levels or 2019 Certification levels.

Where can I find information about Certiport and the MOS testing process?

Read more about Certiport Test Centres and Certiport Accounts

Is there a practice test software I can use to help me prepare for the MOS exam?

Read more about GMetrix Practice Test Software

GMetrix software is downloadable free of charge.  You will require a GMetrix access code in order to login and practice. You will also require the MSOffice 2016 or MSOffice 2019 software installed on your device.  You must have the Office version installed for the GMetrix test version you will complete.

Full-time and part-time students with a valid Centennial student number can access GMetrix on Progress campus using the computer labs (a computer lab login ID and a GMetrix access code are required) or classapps.

Non-students will receive a Centennial College student number when they register and may use the College computers to practice on GMetrix (a computer login ID and GMetrix access code are required, our Help Desk can help you get started).

If you would prefer to practice on your home device, email us and confirm your booking date and we will send you more information.

How do I contact your CATC if I have additional questions? 

For additional information, please contact