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Online Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (Graduate Certificate)

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Six Sigma Methodology
The online Lean Six Sigma Black Belt graduate certificate is aimed at engineers and managers who oversee tactical and strategic projects as well as various operational functions in their organizations.

Next start date

08/17/17

Cost per credit

$904
The cost of this program is $904 per credit hour, with no additional program fees. Technology, Financial Aid Trust and other mandatory university fees may apply.
The online Lean Six Sigma Black Belt graduate certificate is aimed at engineers and managers who oversee tactical and strategic projects as well as various operational functions in their organizations.

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Online Certificate Details

This online certificate program aims to provide students with a set of contemporary tools to produce measurable improvements in business processes. In particular, graduates of the certificate program will gain an in-depth understanding of the Define Measure Analyze Improve Control process and the tools used to achieve effective process and product improvement; develop the leadership and team-building skills necessary to oversee continuous improvement projects with many stakeholders; and understand how lean principles and design for Six Sigma fit into the overall task of product and process improvement.

The culminating experience is in line with the Black Belt certification requirements used nationwide in similar certification programs.

Graduates of this certificate program will:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the DMAIC process and the tools used to achieve effective process and product improvement
  • Develop leadership and team-building skills necessary to oversee continuous improvement projects with many stakeholders
  • Understand how lean principles and design for Six Sigma fit into the overall task of product and process improvement.

Online Certificate Requirements

Required Core (6 credit hours)

  • IEE 570 Advanced Quality Control (3)
  • IEE 581 Six Sigma Methodology (3)

Electives (6 credit hours)

  • IEE 572 Design Engineering Experiments (3)
  • IEE 578 Regression Analysis (3)
  • IEE 573 Reliability Engineering (3)
  • IEE 561 Production Systems (3)
  • IEE 530 Enterprise Modeling (3)

Culminating Experience (3 credit hours)

  • IEE 585 Six Sigma Capstone (3)

What it costs

The cost of this program is $904 per credit hour, with no additional program fees. Technology, Financial Aid Trust and other mandatory university fees may apply.
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Requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.

Some programs may have additional requirements for admission.