About the Program
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The Master of Science in Quality Management (MSQM) was developed using the American Society for Quality (ASQ) body of knowledge required for the Certified Qualified Engineer (CQE), Certified Quality Manager (CQM), and Certified Quality Auditor (CQA). A student in this program will master a variety of methods that include the human factors that influence quality and statistical techniques for continuous product and process improvement. Our students are typically mid-career individuals with quality-related responsibilities in areas such as manufacturing, social services, food services, printing, finance, education, construction, engineering, health care and government. The program can be tailored to meet the diverse needs of any organization seeking to improve. Out-of-state students can take EMU Online courses at Michigan in-state tuition rates.
About the Curriculum
Option 1: Research. If the research option is selected, the MASTER'S PROGRAM in QUALITY MANAGEMENT requires the completion of 30 hours of course work to be distributed among required core courses and advisor approved quality specialization courses including the capstone: QUAL 647 and 4-6 semester hours of research.
Option 2: Coursework. If the coursework only option is selected, 36 hours of course work to be distributed among required core courses and advisor approved quality specialization courses are required.
- Meet admission requirements of the graduate School
- Possess a baccalaureate (master's degree or advanced certificate)
- Possess a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5
- In the case of international students, meet the graduate school test score requirements on the TOEFL, MELAB or IELTS. See EMU's admissions Web for minimum scores.
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Walter Tucker, Ph.D.
Eastern Michigan Univeristy
118 Sill Hall
Ypsilanti, MI 48197