Eastern Michigan University

College Of Technology  
 

 

College Of Technology

109 Sill Hall
Ypsilanti, MI,48197
734.487.0354


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Research

If the research option is selected, the MSQM 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.
  
Core Courses 15 Credit Hours
QUAL 546 - Total Quality Management
3
QUAL 548 - Tools for Continuous Improvement
3
Appropriate for those students who have never taken basic statistics and/or statistical process control (SPC)
QUAL 551 - Design of Experiments
3
QUAL 552 - Quality Planning
3
QUAL 559 - Cost of Quality
3



Quality Concentration 6-9 hours minimum based on project vs. thesis
QUAL 550 - Advanced Statistical Process Control
3
QUAL 553 - Geometric and Surface Texture Tolerancing
3
QUAL 554 - Reliability, Maintainability, and Product Safety
3
QUAL 555 - Quality Auditing
3
QUAL 556 - Human Factors in Continuous Improvement
3
QUAL 557 - Measuring Customer Satisfaction
3
QUAL 568 - Lean Service Quality
3
QUAL 651 - Advanced Design of Experiments
3
QUAL 652 - Multivariate Data Analysis
3
QUAL 655- Technical Six Sigma
3
   
Capstone (6-9 hours)
QUAL 690 and QUAL 692 are required for a project; QUAL 690, QUAL 691, QUAL 692 are required for a thesis.
QUAL 647 - Research Methods
3
QUAL 690 - Development Project/Thesis
1
QUAL 691 - Development Project/Thesis
2
QUAL 692 - Development Project/Thesis
3
Program Total
30 hours

*Advisor Approved Electives (Max 6 credit hours). Theses are non-QUAL courses (eg., statistics, management, economics. If approved/taken, they fulfill part of the required courses for the Quality Specialization.