Academic Success Center
Division of Academic Affairs

Microsoft Testing Center

Microsoft Testing Center

(Statesboro Campus Only)

The Microsoft Office Specialist (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, SharePoint, & OneNote) & Microsoft Technology Associates.

The Office of Testing Services offers Georgia Southern University students and the community the opportunity to earn these certification exams. The cost for each exam is $72.00 (example: MS Word exam is $72.00, MS Excel exam is $72.00, MS PowerPoint exam is $72.00, etc.).  MS Office Exams have the option to purchase a retest voucher at the time of purchasing the voucher is $86.25.  Microsoft Technology Associates cost for the exam is $50.72 per exam.  There is also a $20 test proctoring fee added to each exam.  Purchase a voucher and pay the proctoring fee at the Office of Testing Services Marketplace.

The Office of Testing Services offers all exams administered through Certiport.  Learn more about other certifications at

Plan to validate your skills on the most popular Microsoft Office products … get certified in Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook! You may pay for your test online at the GSU Marketplace  (Be sure to print your receipt and bring it with you to the test location.) Contact the testing center to schedule an exam time:

Office of Testing Services
Cone Hall-Room 2031
Phone: (912) 478-5415


Learn more about the exams at the following links:

Microsoft Office Specialist

Microsoft Technology Associates

Practice Materials for Exams

Why get certified?

The Microsoft Office Specialist Certification program specifically targets workplace demand for 2010 Office system skills.  Companies can validate and maximize the value of their 2010 Microsoft Office upgrade by hiring certified individuals.   Certified individuals will be qualified to use the full features of the 2010 Office system, and will be able to complete tasks more easily and deliver results faster.


Benefits of Microsoft Office Certification
Microsoft Office Certification benefits everyone.   It helps you differentiate yourself in a competitive job market, and enables hiring managers to simplify and shorten the hiring process. Corporations get the most out of their technology investment by ensuring their staff has the computing skills to tackle the toughest tasks and projects.

For additional information, please contact:

Testing Office
Georgia Southern University
PO Box 8132
Statesboro, GA  30460-8132

Cone Hall Room 2031
912.478.5415 (phone)
912.478.5988 (fax)

Last updated: 7/10/2018

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