Can I register for a course if I am an international student?
Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.
Does this course prepare for a certification?
Yes. After successful completion of this Master Certification course, you'll be prepared to take both the core and expert level exams for Microsoft Word and Excel 2016, as well as the core exams for Microsoft PowerPoint and Outlook 2016 — exams 77-727 and 77-728 (Excel), 77-725 and 77-726 (Word), 77-729 (PowerPoint), and 77-731 (Outlook). Exams are typically performance-based and require testers to use the software programs to complete tasks they are likely to see on the job. Each exam will take approximately 90 minutes to complete.
When can I start the course?
This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
How long does it take to complete this course?
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.
What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
What kind of support will I receive?
You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via email) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.
What happens when I complete the course?
After successful completion of the course, you will receive exam vouchers for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams 77-727 and 77-728 (Excel), 77-725 and 77-726 (Word), 77-729 (PowerPoint), and 77-731 (Outlook). Upon successful completion of the course and current standings of financial obligation, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.
Am I guaranteed a job?
This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
Can I get financial assistance?
This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more about financial assistance.
How can I get more information about this course?
If you have questions that are not answered on our website, representatives are available via LIVE chat. You can also call us at 1-877-221-5151 during regular business hours to have your questions promptly answered. If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please send us a question using the "Contact Us" form.
What is the Microsoft certification exam?
There are many different Microsoft Office certifications available. One of the most common is Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS), which this class will help you work toward. You'll be prepared to take both the Core and Expert level exams for Microsoft Word and Excel 2016, as well as the Core exams for PowerPoint and Outlook 2016.
What is a Microsoft Office master?
A Microsoft Office Master is a professional who has demonstrated proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite of software. This includes passing certification exams related to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. According to a research study conducted by Microsoft, entry-level professionals who obtain the Microsoft Office certification can earn up to $16,000 more per year than those without certification.
What is Microsoft Word used for?
Microsoft Word is a word-processing software that is used to create documents such as letters, reports, brochures, and more. The technology will help you with spelling and grammar suggestions so you know you are always putting your best foot forward. There are also thousands of templates that will help you create any type of document you need to create as an administrative professional with confidence.
What can I do with Microsoft Excel?
Microsoft Excel is software that allows you to organize data and create spreadsheets. You can also use the course to perform calculations using formulas, create charts and graphs to present information, and forecast future events based on past trends. Microsoft Excel provides administrative professionals with a tool that can be used to quickly and accurately present data in a professional way — adding value by helping others understand pertinent information.
What is Microsoft PowerPoint used for?
Microsoft PowerPoint is a tool used to create professional looking presentations. You'll feel confident in your ability to present your ideas with great design, animation, models, icons, and other visual representations. You can even insert presentation notes on each slide so you'll never lose your place or forget what you're supposed to say during a presentation. This is the perfect tool for administrative professionals who may design presentations that others in their organization will be responsible for giving.
Why do I need to know Microsoft Outlook?
Microsoft Outlook provides an integrated view of your professional email, calendars, contacts and files. This is a great tool for any administrative professional who needs to manage scheduling and communication with and for others in their organization.
What type of businesses use Microsoft Office products?
Microsoft Office products are used by 1.2 billion organizations worldwide in virtually every industry. It doesn't matter is you work for a small business, large enterprise, educational institution, government organization, or nonprofit; the Microsoft Office Suite has a software product designed to help you run your business more efficiently and professionally. By learning the functions of this suite of products and earning certification, you will add value to any employer in any type of organization.