Great businesses are built on great products and services. Through our quality management (Six Sigma) program, you will earn a quality management minor and can become certified in Lean Six Sigma. Our Lean Six Sigma Yellow and Green Belts are accredited by the Council for Six Sigma Certification, the largest Six Sigma Accreditation provider in the world.
When you are done, you’ll be positioned to help companies save millions of dollars by improving their business processes and product and service quality. Our graduates are successfully employed in quality related positions at companies such as Allegion, Chrysler, Honeywell, Progress Rail, Roche, and other major employers.
You can apply your quality management (Six Sigma) knowledge to countless areas of business, including manufacturing, healthcare, engineering, accounting, marketing, education, call centers, distribution centers, hospitality, retailing, telecommunications, construction, the software industry, research and development, and even in military and defense. Some job titles include:
- director of business process Improvement
- manager of Six Sigma projects
- quality engineer/manager/director
- vice president of quality/process improvement
- Six Sigma process engineer
- Six Sigma director
- Six Sigma assistant to chief operations officer (COO)
- Six Sigma assistant to school principal or superintendent
Courses You Will Take
- ECON 221 Business Statistics (3) or equivalent course (e.g., GEOG 250, Math 221, POLS 210, PSYS 241)
- LSCM 355 Quality Management and Lean Six Sigma (3) (Yellow Belt offered)
- LSCM 375 Advanced Quality Management (3) (Green Belt offered)
- LSCM 480 Supply Chain Management Integration Project (3) or ISOM 369 Industry Internship (3-6)
Elective Courses (One Elective Required)
- ISOM 300 Project Management (3)
- BA 310 Data Visualization for Business Analytics (3)
- BIS 413 Database Management Systems (3)
- LSCM 453 Process Management (3)
- LSCM 460 Strategic and Global Logistics Supply Chain Management (3)
- ACC 306 Managerial Accounting (3)
- MKG 350 Marketing Research & Analysis (3)
- Students must meet specific criteria to earn their certifications in LSCM 355 and LSCM 375 including passing the course, final exam, and project (Green Belt) with minimum percentages.
- A Six Sigma industry project is conducted with partner firms Spring semester in LCSM 480.