Associate Degree in Quality Management Systems
Quality Management Program Outcomes
Upon successful completion of all Quality Management program requirements, graduates will be able to:
- Earn nationally-recognized, portable credentials from the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC).
- Contribute to manufacturing system technology and quality management with an understanding of Lean Six Sigma tools.
- Apply lean tools to manage inventory, production process and quality to meet financial and supplier requirements.
- Establish quality assurance processes and train staff to meet quality audits.
- Develop and characterize careers and trends in manufacturing using cost of quality, impact of quality, and safety on the production process.
- Develop grades and standards of quality, acceptance sampling and inspection procedures and prepare and institute quality assurance mechanisms.
- Apply financial metrics to the manufacturing decision-making process.
- Apply stakeholder relevant competencies in support of customer desires and needs.
- Analyze and manage key elements of a high performance manufacturing organization related to logistics, quality, and manufacturing.
- Integrate regulatory and government regulations into the quality management systems environment.
- Demonstrate competency in the research, product development and test process, including the handoff between processes as it applies to manufacturing.
- Access and evaluate strategies for production and quality systems for an organization.