Quality and Reliability - ICP

College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

About This Certificate

The purpose of this institutional certificate is to support students wishing to pursue a career in quality management-related fields.

This institutional certificate allows students to earn an industry-recognized credential that will qualify them for beginning-level careers in quality.

What You Will Learn

This certificate will provide training in quality management systems, statistical process control, lean manufacturing, and root cause analysis.

Career And Outcomes

Career Opportunities

Completion of the above certificate program in Quality Management Systems and related courses can lead to various career opportunities in different industries such as manufacturing, healthcare, information technology, and many more. Here are some potential career opportunities for students who complete this certificate:

  • Quality Control Inspector: A Quality Control Inspector is responsible for ensuring that the products or services meet the required standards by conducting tests, inspections, and checks.
  • Quality Assurance Analyst: A Quality Assurance Analyst is responsible for evaluating and testing products or services to ensure they meet the required quality standards.
  • Quality Manager: A Quality Manager is responsible for overseeing the implementation of quality management systems, policies, and procedures to ensure products or services meet customer expectations and regulatory requirements.
  • Process Improvement Specialist: A Process Improvement Specialist is responsible for identifying, analyzing, and improving business processes to increase efficiency and reduce costs while maintaining quality standards.
  • Lean Manufacturing Specialist: A Lean Manufacturing Specialist is responsible for identifying and eliminating waste in manufacturing processes to improve efficiency and reduce costs while maintaining quality standards.
  • Supplier Quality Engineer: A Supplier Quality Engineer is responsible for ensuring that the products or services supplied by vendors or suppliers meet the required quality standards and specifications.
  • Continuous Improvement Manager: A Continuous Improvement Manager is responsible for identifying and implementing process improvements to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and maintain quality standards.

Job Outlook


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USU Locations


*This degree is available at various USU locations.

**This degree is 100% available online. USU is a SARA-approved institution offering fully online programs nationwide; please visit USU's state authorizations for details.

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