Quality Technology - Statewide

Quality Technology Certificate Statewide 


Certificate Program
Available in Grand Rapids

Advanced Training, Expanded Opportunities

This program allows you to increase your skills and experience with an understanding of the fundamentals of data analysis and experiment design. Your quality expertise will increase your value and employability in such areas as marketing, sales, human resources, and general management. The program prepares you to take the Certified Quality Exam (CQE) administered by the American Society of Quality.

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Mark Rusco
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Required Courses

  • Exposes the student to the fundamentals of dimensional metrology, production gages and gaging techniques. Interpretation of geometric tolerances will also be covered with respect to their implications for inspection. Prerequisites: MATH 116 or MATH 120 or MATH ACT 24 or SAT 500.
  • A detailed study of the applications of fundamentals of data analysis covering distributions, linear relationships, cause-effect, collection of data, probability, counts, proportions, sample means and inferences. Applications to illustrate concepts meaningful in a technological environment. Prerequisites: MATH 116 or MATH 120 or MATH 126 or MATH ACT of 24 or SAT of 500.
  • A detailed study of the application of data analysis to the statistical regulation of process. It covers the techniques applicable to the analysis and regulation of industrial and business process and products. Prerequisites: MFGE 341.
  • A detailed study of the design of experiments and the application of advanced quantitative data analysis techniques, as well as common experimental design methodologies used in the manufacturing industries to collect data for the purpose of improving or better understanding a design or process. Prerequisites: MFGE 341.