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Certificate of Proficiency (CP)
Certificate of Specialization (CS)
Certificate of Proficiency in Quality Technology is a 36-credit-hour program that provides students with a general background in technical methods and measurements associated with quality control. It qualifies the student for entry-level positions in quality, which require an understanding of quality techniques, combined with a comprehensive skill level in math and computer applications.
Certificate of Specialization in Quality Technology is an 18-credit-hour program that provides students with a general background in technical methods and measurements associated with quality control. It qualifies the student for entry-level positions in quality, which require an understanding of quality techniques, combined with a comprehensive skill level in math and computer applications.
Students will receive a broad technical background and learn the theory and principles of quality and quality-related activities, including quality costing, inspection planning, statistical quality control and quality assurance. Quality control requires the application of scientific and engineering knowledge, combined with technical skills to support quality engineering activities.
Graduates are qualified for positions as quality technicians, machine inspectors, instrument technicians, quality auditors and quality control analysts in all major industries.
Persons interested in quality technology should possess analytical and problem-solving skills.
The quality control classes of this program are offered in the evening.
- Career Opportunites
- For information on the job outlook in the quality technology profession, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and search specific job titles. Also available: information on median pay, entry-level education, number of jobs and more.
- To learn about the top openings in specific cities across Missouri visit the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center.
- For specific real-time information on wages and job prospects in the STLCC region, visit STLCC Career Coach.
- Program Curriculum
Quality Technology (CP) 36 CreditsRequired Courses – 36 Credits
QC:100 Introduction to Quality Control 3 QC:102 Quality Cost Analysis 3 QC:200 Quality Assurance 3 QC:202 Inspection Methods 3 QC:206 Statistical Quality Control I 3 QC:208 Statistical Quality Control II 3 QC:xxx Elective 3 EGR:100 Engineering Drawing 3 GE:101 Technical Computer Applications 3 ME:138 Mechanical Measurement 3 MTH:124 Technical Math I 3 ENG:100 Career English (or) ENG:101 College Composition I 3
- Additional Information
The Quality Technology program is offered at our Florissant Valley campus. However, for added convenience, students may take general education classes toward this degree at any of our four campuses, our five education centers, and online.