Quality Management

Quality Management

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Admission Possible: Business

Tuesday, March 12, 2024 | 3-4:30 p.m.

Put your skills to work with a Business degree from WCTC! Try out fun, interactive activities in in-demand careers including Supply Chain Management, Accounting, Marketing and Quality Management at this event in our Admission Possible series.

Degree Type

60-credit Associate of Applied Science Degree

Program Code

10-185-2

Time to Degree

More than 2 years

Start Date

August / January / June

How You'll Learn

Hybrid

Evening

Quality management (QM) is a commitment to understanding a customer’s precise needs and delivering results on time and within budget. This program offers strategic skill sets in preparation for QM practices that extend to suppliers and distributors, including global supply chain networks.

Deadlines To Know*

Fall 2024 Start

  • Application Opens: September 1, 2023
  • Application Deadline: August 5, 2024

Spring 2024 Start

  • Application Opens: April 1, 2023
  • Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

Summer 2024 Start

  • Application Opens: September 1, 2023
  • Application Deadline: June 3, 2024

* Submit all checklist items by the application deadline. Apply early; 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.

Additional Estimated Costs

  • Any laptop

How To Apply

  • Apply online and pay the $30 application fee.
  • Submit a copy of one of the following to demonstrate your reading and writing skills:
      • High school GPA of 2.60 or above. Transcript must include completed coursework through the 11th grade.*
      • ACT, ACCUPLACER® or GED - 2014 Series (165 or higher).*
      • Prior college coursework may meet this requirement in whole or in part. Courses must be in the specific area(s), and you must have earned a grade of C or better (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) in the courses.*
      • If none of the above apply, sign up for the ACCUPLACER® placement test.

*Unofficial copies of these documents can be sent to admissions@wctc.edu.

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

 

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.

Quality managers strive to create efficiency and improve a company’s competitive edge in the marketplace. They 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 quality management might be right for you.

  • Process Improvement Auditor
  • Manufacturing Inspector
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Production Planning Manager
  • Quality Inspector/Analyst

This program is open to qualified high school applicants. Learn more >

$37,100 – $90,700 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

Evening classes accommodate the working adult. An accelerated learning environment blends interactive in-class activities with online learning.

2

Gain exposure to a variety of continuous improvement strategies and approaches, including A3 Thinking, lean enterprise concepts, ISO 9001:2015 and Six Sigma.

3

Get hands-on experience with the latest version of Minitab software.

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Program Pathway

Earn certificates, technical diplomas and/or industry credentials along this pathway. Start with some courses for entry-level employment, and continue with additional courses for higher wages and job advancement.

Quality Management Pathway

Earn credit for prior learning for the college-level knowledge and skills that you've already acquired through advanced high school classes, previous ollege coursework, self-study, military training work or volunteer experience.

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Associate Degree
  • Quality Management (this program)

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.

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High School Dual Credit

Dual enrollment offers high school students an opportunity to get a head start in high-demand fields while earning college credits.

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Credit for Prior Learning

You may have the opportunity to obtain credit for the college-level skills and knowledge you've already acquired through prior coursework, work experience and more.

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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 currently no program specific college credit agreements for Quality Management. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

There are currently no general college credit agreements for Quality Management. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

 

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