Program Overview

Nova Southeastern University offers a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Process Improvement.

Students of the Process improvement (PI) MBA will be introduced to many new concepts associated with the systematic approach to designing and creating effective processes for improvement of existing processes to meet organizational performance goals. Any successful organization is going to be aware of the costs, schedules and quality of products and services made and offered. Process Improvement is a dynamic process, taking into consideration many factors of defining quality from the customer's’ perspective, ascertaining elements of value in processing work toward the quality goals, measuring process inputs and outputs and then understanding their cause and effect relationships, creating and testing improvement options prior to implementation, and then sustaining performance using process feedback.

One such process is that of Six Sigma, and upon successful completion of the MBA program, graduates may sit for the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Green Belt certification exam assuming they have met the ASQ work experience requirement. The efficient strategy of Six Sigma is explored as students learn the causes of defects and minimizing variability in manufacturing and business processes.

With an MBA concentration in Process Improvement, students will be able to identify and analyze business processes while developing innovative courses of action and solutions. The foundations of Process Improvement can be applied to a broad range of industries. Earning the valuable degree can open opportunities for to earn additional certifications, relevant to personal and professional career aspirations. In addition to qualifying for the ASQ Green Belt certification, successful graduates can use the advanced education towards the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) exam.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


    3.0 GPA. A bachelors degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or an equivalent degree for international applicants. Official transcripts.

    School Overview

    Nova Southeastern University may have started as a small independent not-for-profit university when it first educated its first students in 1964, however this Ft. Lauderdale campus followed the lead of many growing movements from the sixties and quickly expanded into a modern global facility promoting distance learning by 1972. Today, NSU hosts field-based programs in more than twenty states, as well as internationally.

    Nova Southeastern University awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctorate degrees. Nova Southeastern University offers a large number of online degree programs to accommodate a wide range of students. Students can choose from online undergraduate degrees and graduate degrees. Online classes at Nova Southeastern University occur in both synchronous and asynchronous formats to best facilitate an interactive environment between students and faculty.


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