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Certiport Testing

College of Marin has been named as a Certiport Authorized Testing Center and will offer the globally-recognized certification exams for Adobe, Microsoft and other high-demand certifications to students in the Multimedia Studies and Computer Information Systems programs. College of Marin is currently the only Certiport Authorized Testing Center in Marin County, and as a private testing center it is available exclusively to College of Marin students and staff.

Offering the Certiport exams at no cost to enrolled students provides an added bonus to standard college credentials; Certiport exams normally cost $150 for the first attempt, and $95 for any additional attempts.

Students interested in learning more about these and other professional certifications currently available at College of Marin should contact the Computer Information Systems Department at (415) 457-8811 x8205.

MS Office Specialist Certification

Students who successfully complete the coursework in a MS Office application will have the opportunity to take the corresponding MS Office Specialist certification exam for FREE.  Students will also have the opportunity to take advantage of a free GMetrix subscription for 1 year.  The GMetrix exam preparation is an interactive software application that allows the student to prepare at their own pace for up to a year.

Microsoft Office Specialist Exam: Word

  • CIS 102 Beginning Word - 1.5 units
  • CIS 103 Intermediate Word - 1.5 units

Microsoft Office Specialist Exam: Access

  • CIS 117 Introduction to MS Access Database Design - 1.5 units
  • CIS 127 Intermediate MS Access Database Design - 1.5 units
  • CIS 137 Advanced MS Access Database Design - 1.5 units

Microsoft Office Specialist Exam: Excel

  • CIS 118 Introduction to MS Excel Spreadsheet Design - 1.5 units
  • CIS 128 Intermediate MS Excel Spreadsheet Design - 1.5 units

Microsoft Office Specialist Exam: PowerPoint

  • CIS 113 MS PowerPoint - 1.5 units

 

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Questions regarding College of Marin Certiport course offerings? Please contact Lance Barthelemy at lbarthelemy@marin.edu or call (415) 457-8811 x7603