Earn a Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate

Build on your Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate with our Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate, the top of the Six Sigma tiers. This program provides an in-depth look at the Six Sigma Black Belt concepts used to improve quality in the manufacturing and service industries.

Six Sigma uses data-driven problem-solving methodology, deployment, strategic improvement, project development and business transformation. If you have considerable experience in manufacturing or a degree in engineering or technology, you will gain the knowledge and skills to develop new processes or products at Six Sigma levels.

Practice your quality control skills in our state-of-the-art Collaborative Center for Emerging Technologies on the Clearwater Campus.

This academic program prepares you for the following careers. All job data is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Industrial Engineering Technicians

Salary Data

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL MSA Average

Florida Average

Projected employment for Florida

2016 Employment

2,080

2026

2,350

Percent Change

13

Projected Job Openings

220

What you will learn in SPC's Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate

  • Six Sigma philosophy of process improvement
  • Customer-centered business
  • Lean principles
  • Advanced statistics
  • Coaching successful project teams
  • Group/organizational assessment

Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate without Financial Aid Eligibility

SIXSG-CT

Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2007 (385)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2007 (385), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.



Program Leadership Information

Lara Sharp
Program Director
(727) 398-8256


Program Summary

The Six Sigma black Belt certificate provides a four course sequence of classes covering the theory of Six Sigma along with a Six Sigma Project Course. This certificate, intended for the manufacturing and services industries, will build from the concepts of the Lean Six-Sigma Green Belt Expert Certificate. The major objectives of Six Sigma methodology include problem solving, strategic improvement, and business transformation. The course offerings of this certificate program will focus on the theory and methods of Six Sigma and concentrates using facts and data to improve customer satisfaction, reduce cycle time, and reduce defects. The courses in this Black Belt certificate are part of the Quality Specialty in the AS degree in Engineering Technology.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Florida CIP Code

0615070202:

Federal CIP Code

15.0702: Quality Control Technology/Technician.

Job Related Opportunities

  • Quality Technician
  • Quality Analyst
  • Quality Control Specialist
  • Manufacturing Technician

MAJOR CORE COURSES

ETI 2619 Six Sigma Project Management 3
ETI 2624 Six Sigma Black Belt Concepts 3
ETI 2626 Six Sigma Capstone Project 3
ETI 2670 Technical Economic Analysis 3
Total Credits 12

CONTINUING YOUR EDUCATION at SPC

The Black Belt certificate courses are part of and transfer to SPC's Engineering Technology Associate of Science Degree.

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate