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

A summary of the skills that will be tested can be found in the MIS 220 Overview & Excel Skills document. To view the document, click on the link below.

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.

  • Tuesday, January 7th 4:00PM to 6:00PM, PH 047 - Registration is closed for this session. 

How to Sign Up

Complete the MIS 220 Exam Sign Up Survey (link below). Sign ups are first come first served. A wait list will be created if the number of students signed up for an exam date exceeds the capacity of the computer lab the exam is being held in.

MIS 220 Exam Sign Up Survey

Contact Information

Talisa Manker
Academic Department Manager
Department of Decision Sciences
Office: Parks Hall 343
Phone: 360-650-3902
Email: Talisa.Manker@wwu.edu