MIS 220 Equivalency Exam

MIS 220 Equivalency Exam

The MIS 220 exam is intended for students who plan on majoring or minoring in Business. If you do not plan on majoring or minoring in Business, you do not need to take the exam. 


The MIS 220 test-out exam focuses on MS Excel skills.  In order to test out of the course, a student needs to demonstrate a strong skill set with MS Excel.  Due to the comprehensive course content, it is not easy to test out of the MIS 220 course.  While the test results vary from quarter to quarter, on average, approximately 40% of the students who have attempted the test-out exam during recent quarters have passed the exam.

To pass a student needs an overall score of 80%.

The exam is to be completed in 1 hour 45 minutes.

The exam may be taken only ONCE PER QUARTER. ‚Äč

To learn more about the skills that will be tested, you can review the MIS 220 Overview & Excel Skills document. Click the link below to view.

PDF icon MIS 220 Overview & Excel Skills Document

Scheduled Exams

MIS 220 test out exams are scheduled during registration periods. When new exams have been scheduled, their dates/times will be listed below.

Due to COVID19 an online version of the equivalency exam will be administered.

Online Exam Date:  Tuesday, May 12 from 6-8 pm

Fee:  $35.00

Exam Sign-Up Ends:  Sunday, May 10 at 7 pm - Use Registration Form Link Below

Exam Sign-Up:  Online MIS 220 Exam Registration Form


Department Contact Information

Michelle Stach, Department Manager
Department of Decision Sciences
Office: Parks Hall 343
Phone: 360-650-3902
Email: Michelle.Stach@wwu.edu