Total Quality Management
The Certificate is offered at the Tampa campus and fully online.
The University of South Floridas Industrial & Management Systems Engineering department offers a fully online graduate certificate in Total Quality Management.
Credit toward graduate degree
No more than 12 credits may be applied; however, student should receive prior approval before the course work obtained through this Certificate is applied towards a graduate degree. Prospective MSEM students must meet all entrance requirements for the MSEM program before the course(s) will be transferred. Additionally, no class will be considered unless at least a B grade was obtained in each one.
International students must submit a TOEFL score when English is not the native language. A minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test or 79 on the web-based test is required.
The applicant must have an earned Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited academic institution with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Please visit www.gradcerts.usf.edu/admissions.asp to access the application. In addition, please contact Gloria Hanshaw at (813) 974-2269 for additional information on registering for courses.
- Departmental Approval Form (Please print, sign, and submit with all other documents to our office).
- Official transcripts
- A resume
- A 250-word letter of interest stating your objectives in pursuing this course of study
First, consult with the certificate program advisor and obtain an electronic course permit if necessary. Then, go to http://usfonline.admin.usf.edu/, the link to OASIS, USF's online registration system. Follow directions given online.
To access online course materials, students must have the USF NetID (e-mail account). Please visit: https://netid.usf.edu/una/ to obtain the NetID.
New students, including those studying online, may obtain the USFCard. Please visit: http://it.usf.edu/services/usfcardto obtain the USFCard.
Tuition and fees
Please use this link to search for available loans: http://www.simpletuition.com/student_loans_home
The time limit will be determined by the department.