Expand Your Career Opportunities with a Six Sigma Graduate Certificate Online
The Six Sigma Graduate Certificate online program prepares you for the Six Sigma Black Belt certification testing. This SNHU certificate program also lets you apply your Six Sigma graduate coursework toward an SNHU MBA.
Enjoy the flexibility of taking courses online or on campus. The Six Sigma graduate certificate online is especially beneficial to individuals working in manufacturing and production-oriented industries, as well as customer service.
See Yourself Succeed with a Six Sigma Black Belt Graduate Certificate
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your Six Sigma graduate certificate at SNHU include:
- Affordability. Take advantage of some of the most affordable tuition rates in the nation
- Convenience. Attend class when it's convenient for you - online education means 24/7 access.
- Efficiency and flexibility. Complete your certificate at your own pace, over five 10-week terms per year
- Expert instruction. Learn from instructors with relevant, real-world experience.
- Minimal requirements. No GRE or GMAT required for admission
- Networking. Tap into our nationwide network of alumni for tips and career opportunities
- Student support. Count on the ongoing support of dedicated academic and career advisors specialized in your area of study
The Six Sigma graduate certificate online program provides the educational knowledge which can help you prepare for the Six Sigma Black Belt certification.
Your value in the workplace will increase with your Six Sigma graduate certificate, as you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to help you establish process improvements in quality assurance, systems and process engineering, logistics, supply chain management, operations management and procurement. These skills are especially beneficial to those in manufacturing, engineering, operations and executive positions.
This program includes the required course QSO 625, which is designed to help students prepare for a Six Sigma Black Belt certification exam. However, it neither guarantees to help satisfy the eligibility requirements for taking a Six Sigma Black Belt certification exam nor ensures success on a Six Sigma Black Belt certification exam.
Six Sigma graduate certificate online coursework gives you a thorough understanding of the DMAIC model: define-measure-analyze-improve-control processes. Your study of this approach to quality management and process improvements will help you develop skills in:
- Determining the cause of process problems and issues
- Using statistical tools to measure and analyze deviations from effective processes
- Taking corrective steps to eliminate issues and improve processes
- Controlling process deviations to ensure an efficient process and quality outcomes
|View Full Curriculum in the Catalog|
|Graduate Certificate in Six Sigma Black Belt|
|Courses May Include|
|Graduate Certificate Six Sigma Black Belt|
|QSO 530||Applied Statistics for Managers||This course will provide the students with statistical tools and techniques that will enable them to make an immediate impact in their careers. This course will be realistically oriented and numerous business examples and cases will be analyzed.|
|QSO 620||Six Sigma Quality Management||This course is designed to provide an understanding of the design and implementation of quality control and improvement systems. It is an introduction to current quality management approaches, statistical quality control and quality improvement techniques. ISO-9000 also will be discussed. Case studies and the use of computer technology will be integral to the course.|
|QSO 625||Six Sigma for Black Belt Certification||This course teaches advanced concepts in Six Sigma while incorporating Lean Management tools. Students learn waste elimination, value stream mapping, Six Sigma roles and responsibilities, team management, and the various elements of the Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control (DMAIC) phases of a Six Sigma project. The Design for Six Sigma (SFSS) approach to design a new process is also reviewed. The course is designed to help students prepare for a Six Sigma Black Belt certification exam. However, it neither guarantees to help satisfy the eligibility requirements for taking a Six Sigma Black Belt certification exam nor ensures success on a Six Sigma Black Belt certification exam.|
|QSO 640||Project Management||This course includes the study of concepts, tools, and practices of project management. The course adopts a managerial process approach to Project Management, which consists of initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing the project. Major topics will include project scope, project time, project cost, project quality, project risk, project resources, project communications and how to be an effective project manager. Cases are utilized to integrate the learning in the course and provide decision- making experience for the student.|
|Total Credits: 12|
Tuition & Fees
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer a 25% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
|Online Graduate Programs||Per Course||Per Credit Hour||Annual Cost for 15 credits|
(U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty)
Tuition rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.
$150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
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