Microsoft Office Specialist – Excel CE WEB

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Employment

Method of Delivery

Online, e-learning, or distance learning

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. 529999


Microsoft Office Specialist – Excel 2019 CE WEB

A. Course Objective: A Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification validates proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, demonstrating you can meet globally recognized performance standards. The Microsoft Office Specialist is ideal for the individual considering a career in Office Administration, Operational Support, or an individual looking to increase their current skillset.


Description: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification provides industry-leading assessments of skills and knowledge, giving students and professionals real-world exercises to appraise their understanding of Microsoft Office.


Upon completion of this course, you will be prepared for the Microsoft Office Specialist and Expert certification exams for Excel 2019.



There are no prerequisites to take this course. However, you should be comfortable using a personal computer and be familiar with operating Windows Office software.

Course Length: Open enrollment, self-paced, online course. Student has up to 6 months to complete the 70 course hours.


Competencies to be achieved:

  1. Import data into workbooks

  2. Navigate within workbooks

  3. Format worksheets and workbooks

  4. Customize options and views

  5. Configure content for collaboration

  6. Manipulate data in worksheets

  7. Format cells and ranges

  8. Define and reference named ranges

  9. Summarize data visually

  10. Create and format, modify, filter and sort table data

  11. Insert references

  12. Calculate and transform data

  13. Format and modify text

  14. Create, modify, and format charts


A. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):

$1200.00 (Tuition: $1000 and Testing: 200)


B. Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition):

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment.


C. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition):



Hardware Requirements:

  • This course must be taken on a PC. A Mac is not compatible.

Software Requirements:

  • Windows 10 or later.

  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge is also compatible.

  • Microsoft Excel 2019 (not included in enrollment). While Microsoft Excel 2019 is ideal, you can use the version of Excel that comes with Office 365. Please note that there may be some differences between your version of Excel and what you see in the course.

  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.

  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other Requirements:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.


D. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:

Name: Marcela Castro


Phone number: (928) 317 – 6181


E. Direct Website link to the program:


F. Additional information:

  • Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation: NA

  • Other requirements needed: NA


G. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website):

A 100% refund will be granted if a request is made at least 2 working days prior to the start of class. A 50% refund will be issued will be issued if notice is received less than 2 working days prior to the start of class. No refunds will be issued after the first day of class.


H. Credentials: (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each)

  • Industry Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally-recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)

Yes or No: Yes

Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization: Microsoft

  • Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)

Yes or No: Yes

Career Pathway: Microsoft Office Specialist Expert

  • Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)

Yes or No (Explain): Yes - MOS is a globally recognized credential utilized in many of today’s diverse business environments.

  • Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)

Yes or No: Yes

Accrediting Agency and link to website: Microsoft


J. Credential Attainment Rate: Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained a postsecondary credential, or secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, during participation or within one year after exit from the training program.

Total Participants: 5

Total Participants Completed Training: 4

Total Participants Tested for Credential: 3

Total Earning MOS Excel WEB Credential: 1

Passing Success Rate: 33.33%


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



Arizona Western College

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

Online - Arizona Western College Downtown Center

Local WIB

9 - Yuma County Workforce Investment Board

Name of Credential

Microsoft Office Specialist Excel 2019

Type of financial aid offered or have access to


Refund Policy

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Microsoft

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Testing/Exam Fees


In-State/District Tuition


Total In-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

43-9061.00Office Clerks, General
$12.11 per hour
Required Certification: Microsoft Office Specialist Excel 2019
43-1011.00First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
$15.73 per hour
Required Certification: Microsoft Office Specialist Excel 2019

Provider Status



2020 S. Ave 8E, Yuma, Arizona 85365

Phone Number

(928) 344-7567

Fax Number

(928) 317-6048

Web Address

Last Updated

Nov 30, 2021


Jun 26, 2020