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Lean Sigma Graduate Certificate

The Lean Sigma certificate provides the knowledge and practical skills needed for successful completion of the American Society of Quality Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt Certification exams and the Society of Manufacturing Engineer's Lean Certification-Bronze level exam.

Covers concepts, principles, and skills related to Six Sigma, Lean, Theory of Constraints and Total Quality Management. It is applicable for students and employees seeking professional Black/Green Belt or Lean Certification. 

Program Objectives

  • Education and training for industry professionals or non-degree seeking students interested in obtaining Six Sigma or Lean Certification
  • Attain known industry credentials with the option of applying credit hours towards completion of a master's degree
  • Combine theory with practitioner skills and abilities for increased productivity and economic development
  • Increased influence and promotion potential
  • Opportunity for personal growth and learning

Industry offers substantial compensation to certified professionals. This holds true particularly for Six Sigma belts and Lean Certificate holders. Six Sigma and Lean principles have been applied successfully in business, engineering, health services, sciences, government, education and media.

Program Information


To learn more about WKU Graduate School and the Lean Sigma Certificate, view the Graduate Catalog. To take the next step on your climb to the top, apply today 

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 Last Modified 4/14/23