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50 minutes
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Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 Computer Applications
Exam Minimum Passing Score is 700 out of 1000


The Microsoft Office Specialist: Word Associate Certification assesses competency in the correct application of the principle features of Word by creating and editing documents for a variety of purposes and situations. The exam covers the ability to create and maintain professional-looking reports, multicolumn newsletters, résumés, and business correspondence.

An individual earning this certification has approximately 150 hours of instruction and hands-on experience with the product, has proven competency at an industry associate-level and is ready to enter into the job market. They can demonstrate the correct application of the principal features of Word and can complete tasks independently.

Skills Measured:

Manage documents; insert and format text, paragraphs, and sections; manage tables and lists; create and manage references; insert and format graphic elements; manage document collaboration.
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