This program may be completed online. Visit RIT Online for additional information.
Please contact the admissions counselor below for additional information about applying to the online program.
|Program Available Online?||Yes|
|English Language Exams:|
Priority deadline - COMPLETE applications that are received by this date are given priority consideration for admission and financial aid (if applicable). Applications received after the priority deadline will be considered on a space-available basis.
Rolling - There is no specific deadline for applications; applications will be accepted and reviewed throughout the year until the program reaches capacity.
Lean Six Sigma focuses on the use of the DMAIC (define, measure, analyze, improve, and control) process and advanced statistical techniques to improve processes and reduce defects. The advanced certificate in Lean Six Sigma is for engineers, process-improvement facilitators, and other practitioners looking to increase their effectiveness or enhance their qualifications to broaden their careers. Industry certifications such as Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt are not the focus of this academic program, but students interested in obtaining these credentials are well prepared to do so after completing courses in this program.
|Course||Sem. Cr. Hrs.|
|ISEE-682||Lean Six Sigma Fundamentals||3|
|ISEE 660 or STAT-621||Applied Statistical Quality Control||3|
|Choose one of the following:||3|
|ISEE-760 or STAT-670||Design of Experiments|
|STAT-701||Foundations of Experimental Design|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||12|
To be considered for admission to the advanced certificate in Lean Six Sigma, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:
Students should have a basic familiarity with MINITAB statistical software. This may be obtained by self-study or through a short course.
Students must maintain an overall program GPA of 3.0 (B) to qualify for graduation.
Classes are available online and on campus.
Information regarding costs and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code and occupational profiles for this program can be viewed at www.rit.edu/emcs/financialaid/gedt/2017-2018/lean-six-sigma.html.
Quality Engineer, Reliability Analyst, Quality Manager, Statistical ConsultantRecent Employers
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