Material Science: Quality Assurance Certificate

Prepares students for entry level employment opportunities in the aerospace industry, with transferable skills to other manufacturers requiring quality assurance.

Certificate Info at a Glance

Type: Certificate

Approx. # of Quarters: 2-3

Estimated Cost: $3,095.96

Admission Dates: Fall and spring quarters

Students will gain foundational skills in manufacturing processes, safety, measuring instruments, blueprint reading, workplace psychology, report writing, and industrial math. Skills can be applied to quality assurance and inspection work at all stages of manufacturing, from examining materials received from a supplier or inspecting components and assemblies during production to performing final checks on finished products.

Program Length: The certificate program is two to three quarters long, depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements.

Admission Dates: Fall and spring quarters.

Prerequisites: None.

Program Requirements

Catalog # Course Name Credits
CAS 115CL Intro to Computing* or CAS 130CL Excel I, if Advanced 3
MCH 101 Orientation/Safety 2
MS 110 Blueprint Reading and Sketching 4
MS 113 QA/Quality for Manufacturing 4
MS 115 Intro to Report Forms Writing 3
MS 118 QA/Measuring Instruments 4
MS 122 Mathematical Applications for QA 5
PSY 112DIV Psychology of the Workplace
(or other social science or humanities class)
5
  Total Credits for Certificate 34