Graduate Certificate

Quality Systems Online

Advance your career and credentials with a Graduate Certificate in Quality Systems! Take four online graduate courses in quality systems and position yourself for greater opportunity in the fields of quality, engineering, continual improvement or management role within a variety of industries.

The American Society for Quality Reported in December 2014 a median salary of $93,000 for a Quality Manager and $80,000 for a Quality Engineer.

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Graduate Certificate - Quality Systems Online

Advance Your Career

Quality Director
Quality Technician
Quality Manager, Kaizen Champion
Continuous Improvement Leader
Lean Enterprise Leader
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4 online courses
Tuition estimate-$5,500
Finish in 6 months
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eCampus Enrollment Specialist Will Help you Enroll
Approximately one week after the Admissions Office receives your transcripts and application, your application will be processed. You will receive an email from the Admissions office when that is complete.  At that point, you will receive an email from an eCampus enrollment specialist with instructions for registration.

Program Benefits

  • Propose and develop strategies to optimize Quality Systems based on detailed analysis of existing processes, resources and organizational goals.
  • Develop an organizational continual improvement program using the various tools of quality, lean and Six Sigma.
  • Apply the methods of Six Sigma to solve organizational problems and exploit opportunities for improvement.
  • Apply the principles of Leadership to formulate a vision for an organizations quality function.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in the basic principles of the Lean Enterprise.


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Program Requirements

All work done in quality systems courses is team-based in a project context similar to how quality improvement is pursued in actual professional functions. The curriculum is also designed to facilitate project based course work via an applied research emphasis. All courses are taken 100% online.

Course Requirements

Planning and developing new product, while doing existing quality responsibilities via mature data and documentation. Culminates in designed experiment, reliability improvements, or other manufacturing or non-manufacturing change plans. Team-based project configuring portfolio based on ISO/QS 9000 rubrics. Prerequisites: QS 326, QS 327, QS 426, or consent of instructor.

Assessment and application of quality driven change process, emphasizing technological and cultural issues associated with servicing customers from a supplier perspective in both manufacturing and non-manufacturing circumstances. Team-based project configuring portfolio based on ISO/QS 9000 rubrics.

Data-based quality systems for improvement including statistical process control using variable and attribute data, capability indices and gage analysis, data gathering systems for variation reduction in manufacturing and non-manufacturing. Team-based project configuring portfolio based on ISO/QS 9000 rubrics and six sigma systems.

Lean systems based improvement, process quality and variation reduction through documentation systems analysis and design in manufacturing and non-manufacturing environments. Team-based project configuring portfolio based on ISO/QS 9000 and lean systems elements.

Application Requirements


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Note:  All graduate level programs use the same Graduate College Application. A $45 nonrefundable application fee is assessed for domestic applications. The international application fee is $75.


TRANSCRIPTS: As part of the online application process  you will upload scanned copies of transcripts from all institutions attended. Upon admission, final official transcripts from each degree-granting institution must be submitted to the Graduate College.

Request official transcripts and test scores be sent to:

Graduate College
120 McFall Center
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403

TOEFL scores are required from applicants whose native language is not English. For information on the TOEFL tests, visit the Educational Testing Service website.

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