Increase your value in the workplace by completing your Master of Business Administration in Six Sigma Quality at Southern New Hampshire University. Six Sigma is one of the most widely used quality management approaches in the business world, utilized to gain production and operational efficiencies as well as customer service improvements. An MBA in Six Sigma can give you the skills that businesses and supply chains competing in a global economy increasingly seek in their employees.
SNHU's MBA program is one of the most affordable MBAs in the nation and can be completed in just over a year. The MBA in Six Sigma courses will teach you how to effectively implement the define-measure-analyze-improve-control (DMAIC) approach to identify the root cause of process inefficiencies, eliminate them and develop process improvements. The MBA in Six Sigma will also help you prepare for the Six Sigma Green Belt and Six Sigma Black Belt certification exams.
The MBA in Six Sigma online courses are taught by seasoned business professionals with extensive experience in Six Sigma applications. Through business case study analysis and computer technology, you'll learn quality management approaches and how to use statistical tools and effective quality improvement techniques.
As part of your MBA in Six Sigma Quality studies, you'll learn how to use the DMAIC approach to quality management. Your study of this approach to quality management and process improvements will help you develop skills in:
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your MBA in Six Sigma online at SNHU include:
Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our 5 graduate terms. You can apply at any time and get a decision within days of submitting all required materials. To apply, simply contact an admission counselor, who can help you explore financial options. Your counselor can also walk you through the application process, which involves completing a graduate application ($40 fee) and providing undergraduate transcripts.
Business professionals with an MBA in Six Sigma have a number of career opportunities open to them in a wide range of industries, from manufacturing and engineering to operations and executive positions. SNHU's Six Sigma master's program enables you to develop a range of skills - strong analytical abilities, problem solving and an understanding of statistical tools, flexibility and interpersonal traits - and prepares you to play a key role in establishing process improvements in a variety of areas, including:
Salaries for those with an MBA in Six Sigma are considerable, especially for those with Six Sigma Black Belt certification. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, industrial production managers, for example, earned a median annual wage of $97,140 in 2016, with those in the chemical manufacturing industry earning median wages above $100,000.*
The MBA in Six Sigma online program includes nine core MBA business courses and three Six Sigma courses. In the Six Sigma courses, you'll use Minitab and SPSS statistical design and analysis software. A free trial version of Minitab can be downloaded from the Internet. The QSO 510 text comes with the student edition of SPSS. The same disk can be used in the QSO 530: Applied Statistics for Managers class.
SNHU MBA students can also pursue a graduate certificate beyond the standard degree program, which allows you to list another significant credential on your resume with minimal additional coursework (typically at a reduced credit load, depending on the electives selected).
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.
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.
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: 9
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.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed Annually.
$40 Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
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