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.
$1,191 per credit hour (2020-21)
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.
- Lean Six Sigma Fundamentals (3 credits)
Choose one of the following:
Choose one of the following:
- Elective (3 credits)
- Business Analyst
- Data Scientist
- Software Engineer
- Risk Analyst
- Quality Analyst
- Environmental Scientist
- Pharmaceutical Engineer
- Data Analyst
- Quality Engineer
- Reliability Analyst
- Quality Manager
- Statistical Consultant
- Project Manager
- Bausch & Lomb
- Eastman Kodak Company
- General Motors
- Harris Interactive
- Harris RF Communications
- Johnson & Johnson (Ortho Clinical)
- Moog, Southco
- Welch Allyn
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 (TOEFL) is required of all applicants and course registrants whose native language is not English. The minimum TOEFL scores of 80 (internet-based) are required. Scores from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and Pearson Test of English (PTE-Academic) are accepted in place of the TOEFL exam. The minimum IELTS score is 6.5. Applicants are exempt from submitting the TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE-Academic 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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