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Quality Management Certificate (UW-Stout)


The Quality Management certification program addresses certificate methods for improving organizational effectiveness through increased productivity, quality, efficiency, and customer satisfaction. This certificate is appropriate for staff and line professionals in all facets of manufacturing and service organizations.

The certificate program is designed to provide technical and professional responsibility at the Sigma Six Green Belt level to those in industry. Students in this program are prepared for the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Six Sigma certification through examinations upon completion of a project through their organizations.

Primary Competencies Provided

  • Analyze challenges to determine root causes
  • Apply statistical analysis tools to problem solving
  • Develop and execute improvement plans
  • Project presentation experience
  • Prepare for Six Sigma - Black Belt Certification


he Quality Management certificate program provides specific and focused content and activities to enable participants to develop competencies and skills commonly required for quality professionals. Completion of the certification program will prepare participants to pursue further credentials in the quality area, including American Society for Quality (ASQ) certification tests. Students earn the certificate by completing the following courses with a B- or better in each course:

  • Quality Tools - 3cr
  • Quality Management - 3cr
  • Six Sigma Quality Improvement Methods - 3cr

Total credits required for completion: 9

Admission Requirements

Any person interested in quality management and/or Six Sigma–Green Belt Certification may enroll. To get started, apply online to UW-Stout as a “special” student (non-degree seeking).

Certificate-Granting Institution

University of
Wisconsin Stout

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