Quality Assurance

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Quality Assurance program is designed for students to obtain the skills required to be considered as a quality technician in a manufacturing environment.


Field of Interest
Applied Technology
Degree Type
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Academic Plan
Quality Assurance (CER)
Academic Plan Code
Total credits required
Effective Term
Spring 2024

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

What You'll Learn
  • Solve manufacturing related problems using algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. (MPT110, MPT111, MPT113, MPT151, MPT213, MPT214)
  • Interpret technical drawings for manufacturing and product development. (MPT101, MPT110, MPT111, MPT151, MPT214, MPT290AC, MPT298AC)
  • Interpret and apply geometric dimensioning and tolerancing practices. (MPT110, MPT111, MPT113, MPT151, MPT213, MPT214)
  • Use manual and digital specific inspection tools and equipment. (MPT110, MPT113, MPT213, MPT214)
  • Perform corrective actions using data analysis. (MPT151, MPT213, MPT214, MPT215, MPT216, MPT217, MPT290AC, MPT298AC)
  • Apply quality systems and statistical analysis to improve a manufacturing process for a given part. (MPT215, MPT216)
  • Apply quality control systems and statistical analysis to improve manufacturing processes for a given manufacturing system. (MPT217, MPT218)
  • Use 3D scanning to perform basic reverse engineering tasks, design simple mechanical models, and inspect their dimensional integrity. (MPT101, MPT110, MPT111, MPT113, MPT151, MPT214)
Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
MPT101Technical Documentation3
MPT110Inspection Techniques3
MPT111Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GDT)3
MPT113Coordinate Measuring Machines I3
MPT151Solid Design I: SolidWorks3
MPT213Coordinate Measuring Machines II3
MPT2143D Scanning and Reverse Engineering: Geomagic3
MPT215Workplace Quality Systems3
Select nine (9) credits from the following courses in consultation with the Program Director:
MPT216Applied Statistical Process Control Methods3
MPT217Lean and Six Sigma Applied Concepts3
MPT218Advanced Quality Process Methods3
MPT290ACManufacturing Production Internship3
MPT298ACSpecial Projects3

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