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Lean Green Belt Certificate

The Lean Green Belt Certificate Program is a 5-credit hour certificate program housed in the Department of Engineering. A lean company views itself as a part of an extended value chain, focusing on the elimination of waste between the company and its suppliers and the company and its customers.

Lean is a management philosophy derived mostly from the Toyota Production System (TPS).

Upon completion of this certificate, a student will have developed a deep understanding of the principles of lean manufacturing and will be able to apply these principles in manufacturing or service organizations.

Requirements

The Certificate in Lean Green Belt requires a total of 5 credit hours. 

Lean Green Belt Certificate Course Offerings

Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

The Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate Program is a 7-credit hour certificate program housed in the Department of Engineering. Six Sigma is a method of continuous process improvement. First developed at Motorola in the 1980s, the systematic approach of Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control (DMAIC) and the associated tools (such as the fishbone diagram, the Pareto chart, and ANOVA) have been widely and successfully applied.

Upon completion of this certificate, a student will be able to play a major role in process improvement and will be prepared to achieve the Black Belt and Master Black Belt certifications through their company.

Requirements

The Certificate in Six Sigma Green Belt requires a total of 7 credit hours for undergraduate students and 6 credit hours for graduate students. 

Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate Course Offerings

Sustainability Certificate

The Sustainability Certificate provides students with the unique opportunity to be position strategically in an ever-changing workforce. It will challenge students to think systemically, and globally while shaping to become a leader who will affect positive change.

Three core concepts in sustainability shape the minor: science and technology, economics, and social and cultural perspectives. These three are interconnected and serve as guides for the curricular pathways selected by the students.

This certificate is open to students in all majors.

Requirements

The Certificate in Sustainability requires a total of 7 credit hours for undergraduate students and 6 credit hours for graduate students. 

Sustainability Certificate Course Offerings

Students wishing to enroll in any certificate program can declare and select the required courses through their PAWS account.

Spring 2022 Registration

Registration Opens October 18, 2021.

To register for Spring 2022 courses, students will need to meet with their academic success coach or faculty mentor, submit proof of vaccination or exemption, and self-register through Banner.

Vaccination Requirement and Exemptions

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The university's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy includes the COVID-19 vaccination unless an exemption is filed.

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