Quality Engineering and Management
Graduate work leading to a Master of Science degree in quality engineering and management is offered by the College of Engineering. The objective of the program is to develop quality 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. Course offerings and research are available in the areas of quality assurance, six sigma, lean manufacturing, project management and reliability. For students with baccalaureate degrees in technology, engineering technology, or engineering, the program provides advanced education in quality and management systems. For individuals with technical degrees, the program provides an excellent continuing education opportunity.
Teaching or research assistantships and fellowships are available for qualified applicants. Several other means of financial assistance are available through the Graduate School and can be accessed from the SIU Graduate School webpage.
Student loans and student work opportunities are also available for graduate students through SIU's Office of Financial Aid.
Correspondence and Information
Department of Technology
Mail Code 6603
1230 Lincoln Drive
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, Illinois 62901
Email: Department Chair