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Lean Six Sigma
Advanced Certificate
College of Engineering
Graduate Program Contact Mark Smith
Graduate
Level
12
Credits

Lean Six Sigma focuses on the use of the DMAIC process (define, measure, analyze, improve, and control) 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 who seek to increase their effectiveness or enhance qualifications to broaden their careers.

  • Price $993 per credit hour (2016/17 AY)
  • Duration

    12 credit hours required

    A full-time student could finish the program in 1 year, and a part-time student could complete the program in 2 years.

  • Courses
  • Jobs
    • Statistician
    • Business Analyst
    • Data Scientist
    • Economist
    • Software Engineer
    • Risk Analyst
    • Quality Analyst
    • Investigator
    • Environmental Scientist
    • Pharmaceutical Engineer
    • Data Analyst
    • Quality Engineer
    • Reliability Analyst
    • Quality Manager
    • Statistical Consultant
    • Project Manager
    • Manager
  • Employers
    • Bausch & Lomb
    • Delphi
    • Eastman Kodak Company
    • General Motors
    • Harris Interactive
    • Harris RF Communications
    • Johnson & Johnson (Ortho Clinical)
    • Moog, Southco
    • Welch Allyn
    • Xerox
  • Program Differentiators
    • Application Requirements

      Applications may be submitted any time during the year. For priority consideration, please submit all application materials a minimum of 6 weeks prior to your intended start date.

      To be considered for admission to the advanced certificate in lean six sigma program, candidates must complete the online application form and fulfill the following requirements:

      • Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
      • Have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred
      • Submit official transcripts (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work
      • Submit a current resume, personal statement, and two letters of recommendation
      • Have a satisfactory background in mathematics and statistics (at least one course in probability and statistics)
      • A test of English Language aptitude is required of all applicants and course registrants whose native language is not English. RIT accepts TOEFL, IELTS, and PTE exams. Students must achieve the following minimum scores prior to consideration for admission: 550 paper-based or 79 internet-based on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or 58 on the Pearson Test of English-Academic (PTE). Applicants are exempt from submitting the TOEFL, PTE-Academic, or IELTS exams if they have worked or studied in the U.S. for the last two years or they are from countries and attended universities whose native language is English. These countries include: American Samoa, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British West Indies, Canada, England, Guam, Ireland, Mauritius, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, Virgin Islands and Wales
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