Graduate Certificate in Organization Performance Improvement


Offered by the College of Professional Studies

Applications for Fall 2015 are currently being
accepted on a space-available basis.

Apply Today to Join This Year's Cohort!

TEnroll in our 15- hour Graduate Certificate program in Organization Performance Improvement and you will earn Lean Six Sigma Green and Black Belt Certification and be introduced to a variety of organization performance methodologies.

You will develop skills in the analysis of organizational operating processes to identify customer and stakeholder concerns and expectations, root causes of performance problems and related variables, and learn how to achieve reductions in error, waste, and cycle time for your organization.

Implementing a successful Six Sigma program requires more than a mastery of statistical problem solving techniques - it also requires leadership to help teams get things done. Thus our Graduate Certificate focuses jointly on technical mastery and the leadership skills that insure successful implementation.

Program Components:

  • Development and implementation of an organizational Lean Six Sigma project under the guidance of faculty and a Master Black Belt coach
  • Green and Black Belt certification exams included
  • Online. Participants work on their own time at their own pace
  • Free Excel-based data-analysis tool

Location: Online, with real-time coaching consultations
Credit Hours: 15
Program Length: 12-24 months
Cost: $1000 per credit hour
Lab fee: $100 per credit hour


Admissions Requirements:

Download the "How to Apply" brochure which contains complete instructions with links for applying to the Lean Six Sigma: Graduate Certificate in Organizational Performance Improvement.

For more information, please contact:

Natalie K. Houghtby-Haddon, Ph.D., Faculty Director
Ph. 202-994-5304

Christian D. ChanGraduate Admissions Counselor
(703) 299-9147


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