Jul 24, 2021  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [Current Academic Year] 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [Current Academic Year]

Lean Six Sigma [Graduate Certificate]

New Program [Fall 2021]

The Graduate Certificate in Lean Six Sigma, a fully online program, focuses on learning the key concepts, principles, and Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma methodology methods. With a good understanding, students have an opportunity to apply what they have learned to resolve or improve real-world problems. The course learning and project work are fully online. Also, after completing this certificate program, students can enroll in the Quality Management [M.S.] .

A student with ASQ (American Society for Quality) or equivalent professional certifications is eligible to apply for a waiver of degree requirements. Students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours toward their graduate certificate. See advisor for details.

This is a designated STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) program.


This program is available online. International applicants should check with International Admissions or program advisor before applying.

Program Admission

Applicants must meet the minimum Graduate School admission requirements (see Graduate Admissions or International Admissions) and complete a Graduate Application.

School Information

Engineering Philip Rufe, Interim Director | 111 Sill Hall, 734.487.2040, prufe@emich.edu​

Advisor Information

Herman Tang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, 111 Sill Hall, 734.487.2040, htang2@emich.edu

Degree Requirements: 15 hours

Required Courses: 12 hours

Capstone: 3 hours

Complete three credit hours from the following.