Lean/Six Sigma

Lean/Six Sigma

Degree Type

21-credit Technical Diploma

Program Code

30-185-1

Time to Degree

2 years

Start Date

August / January

How You'll Learn

Hybrid

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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.

Deadlines To Know*

Fall 2022 Start

  • Submit application by August 1, 2022
  • Complete checklist items by August 8, 2022

Spring 2023 Start

  • Submit application by January 3, 2023
  • Complete checklist items by January 9, 2023

Summer 2022 Start

  • This program cannot be started in summer.

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

Tuition Costs

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. Explore current tuition and fees.

How To Apply

  • Apply online and pay the $30 application fee.
  • Submit unofficial high school transcript.

Questions on the application process? Visit the Admissions page or contact an Admissions Advisor.

 

Program Details

Questions? We'd love to help! Connect with our Outreach team by filling out our online form or by email at outreach@wctc.edu.

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

$27,100 - $50,000 annually

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.

As a program student, you are eligible to receive:

  • Financial aid loans
  • Scholarships
  • Other forms of assistance

Learn more about financial aid.

What Makes This Program Unique?

1

Relevant curriculum focused on both manufacturing and transactional processes.

2

Dynamic learning opportunities outside of the classroom, including organizational tours and guest speakers with valuable insight and experience.

3

Instructors with decades of Lean Six Sigma experience, who are passionate about continuous improvement and committed to student success.


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