Digital Microsoft Official Academic Course (MOAC) materials are now available for download from the Microsoft IT Academy member’s website!  The full catalog of MOAC courseware is available as free digital e-books, enabling you to share or print PDF versions with your students. Supplemental instructor materials -- including lecture notes, PowerPoint presentations, test item files, and solutions or lab set up guides -- are also available for digital download (or as print versions for a fee).

The materials cover three topic areas:

  • Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) training: curriculum materials for use in the classroom to help students prepare for MTA certification exams.
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) training: curriculum materials that help students prepare for MOS certification exams, suitable as standalone courses or paired with eLearning for remediation or accelerated learning.
  • .NET application development: a set of three .NET courses that provide foundational .NET development skills.

How to access the digital MOAC content

1. Download student e-books on the IT Academy member website. From the home page navigation bar, select the Curriculum option under Resources.

2. Access the instructor supplemental materials on the Microsoft Official Academic Course page at You will need to first register your institution for access. 

More about MOAC

The Microsoft Official Academic Course series (MOAC) is an integrated program of e-books, lab manuals, and instructor resources designed for classes that are taught over a period of 6 to 16 weeks. MOAC provides everything academic instructors need to plan, prepare, and conduct hands-on classes. The courses are designed for students preparing for entry-level information and communications technology positions and for the following certification exams:

  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
  • Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)

The Microsoft Official Academic Course (MOAC) series, published by John Wiley and Sons in partnership with Microsoft, delivers a complete learning and teaching framework developed specifically for use in an academic setting.