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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, CompTIA, and other high-demand certifications to students in the Multimedia Studies and Computer Information Systems programs.

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.
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.

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 x7610.

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.

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 Access Database Design - 1.5 units
  • CIS 127 Intermediate Access - 1.5 units
  • CIS 137 Advanced Access - 1.5 units

Microsoft Office Specialist Exam: Excel

  • CIS 118 Excel Spreadsheet Design - 1.5 units
  • CIS 128 Intermediate Excel - 1.5 units

Questions? Call CIS Department - (415) 457-8811 x7598