Master of Science in Quality Engineering & Management
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Quality Engineering & Management program develops quality engineering and management professionals who can plan, coordinate, design, implement, and control the quality function in manufacturing and service companies in order to increase productivity, optimize resources, decrease waste, and improve product quality.  The curriculum trains students in the use of technical tools and methodologies that will equip them with the skills necessary to drive continuous improvement within the organizations they are employed with or to gain successful employment in a wide variety of sectors from manufacturing to service to healthcare.  Topics of study include:

  • Quality assurance
  • Six Sigma
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Project management 
  • Reliability

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)