Lean/Six Sigma

21-credit Technical Diploma

Program Code 30-185-1

This program is currently pending state approval.

Prepare to lead and facilitate continuous improvement project teams by using Lean and Six Sigma practices, including data analysis, process documentation, project management and risk analysis.

What Makes This Program Unique

  • Relevant curriculum focused on both manufacturing and transactional processes.
  • Dynamic learning opportunities outside of the classroom, including organizational tours and guest speakers with valuable insight and experience.
  • Instructors with decades of Lean Six Sigma experience, who are passionate about continuous improvement and committed to student success.

Credit for Prior Learning

You may have the opportunity to obtain credit for the college-level skills and knowledge you've already acquired. Learn more about credit for prior learning.

How To Apply

  • This program is currently pending state approval and is not yet accepting applications.

Deadlines To Know*

Fall 2020 Start

  • No information available.

Spring 2021 Start

  • No information available.

* Application deadlines are subject to change based on program demand.

Financial Aid Eligibility

As a program student, you are eligible to receive:

  • Financial aid loans
  • Scholarships
  • Other forms of assistance

Learn more about financial aid.

Cost

The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors, including where you live, how your program is delivered, how long it takes to finish your program and the financial aid you receive.

Learn more about tuition and fees.

Career Salaries

Salary data is not yet available.

Salary range estimates based on wages for related occupations in Waukesha County as reported by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI). Individual wages may vary based on experience, industry, location and specific job requirements.

Check the WCTC Graduate Success Report to view our graduates’ entry wages.

Potential Careers

Those working in this field have an interest in optimizing quality in products and processes. If you are an analytical decision maker, enjoy simplifying and streamlining operations, and have persuasive communication skills, a career in continuous improvement may be right for you.

  • Continuous Improvement Specialist
  • Process Improvement Coordinator
  • Value Stream Leader
  • Lean Coordinator
  • Quality Inspector/Analyst

Transfer Options

Whether you're a high school student interested in earning college credits or a college student interested in transferring to a four-year university after graduation, our dual-enrollment and transfer-credit agreements will help you take the next step in your education and career.

High School Dual Credits

Dual enrollment offers high school juniors and seniors an opportunity to get a head start in high-demand fields through earning college credits. Learn about the credit options.

Transfer Opportunities After WCTC

WCTC has credit transfer agreements with many four-year institutions that allow our degree graduates to transfer credits into a baccalaureate program, often at junior-level standing.

There are no credit transfer agreements for this program at this time. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

There are no credit transfer agreements for this program at this time. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Transfer Tips

  • Contact the school to which you'd like to transfer to make sure you understand its transfer policy.
  • Talk to your WCTC program advisor about your intent to transfer so he/she can help you plan.
  • If you're transferring within the University of Wisconsin (UW) System, contact your desired institution about its transfer policy and visit the UW System's transfer resource page.

 

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