Learn. Practice. Certify.
Earn a professional credential by passing one of more Microsoft Office product exams. These exams are available free to Pellissippi students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
*Tests at the end of the Imagine Academy courses are not the certification exams.
New Certifications Available!
The following are available at the Hardin Valley and Strawberry Plains Testing Centers:
Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE)
Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)
- Introductory Microsoft certification for individuals considering a career in technology. (MTA exams do not qualify for MCP certification, nor are they a prerequisite for MCSA or MCSD certification.)
- About MTA Exams
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
- Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office products, and may be eligible as college credit!
Free College Credit
May be granted for up to 25% of the credit hours required for a degree. Students should complete a Credit for Life Experience Form and contact the Business & Computer Technologies Department at 865-694-6495. Proof of certification(s) must be submitted with the form.
MOS Specialist Certification in Word 2016 = ADMN 1311 (previously 1005)
MOS Specialist Certification in Excel 2016 = ADMN 1313 (previously 2621)
MOS Specialist Certification in Word, Excel, and Access = INFS 1010
The certification exam can be taken with or without enrolling in these courses. If enrolled, you will be required to complete all work and the final exam, and will not receive additional credit.