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Century Community College
White Bear Lake, MN.
Two-year, public.
Continuing Education and Customized Training, Quality and Continuous Improvement
Program: ASQ Certification Preparation offered twice a year: Certified Quality Improvement Associate, Certified Quality Engineer (online), Certified Quality Auditor, Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence; Quality and continuous improvement open enrollment courses: Root Cause Analysis, Lean Process Improvement, and more in partnership with ASQ. 
Bridgett Backman, 651-779-5788,

Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University
See listing under Arizona.

Minnesota, University of
(Carlson School of Management)
Four-year, public.
Courses and programs through the Juran Center for Leadership in Quality.
Juran Center: 612-625-4554,

Northwest Technical College
Bemidji, East Grand Forks, Detroit Lakes, Moorhead and Wadena, MN.
Two-year, public.
Courses—ISO 9000 overview, quality assurance, quality plan and control, statistical process control, statistical process control workshop, understanding statistical process control, statistical process control overview, theory of contraints, 5S kaizen blitz training, customer satisfaction, problem solving.
Arvid Larson, director of manufacturing and applied technology, 218-755-4270 x2290.

Phoenix, University of
See listing under Alabama.

St. Thomas, University of
St. Paul, MN.
Four-year, private.
Master’s degree level certificate in quality. Master’s degree with option for quality concentration; master’s degree in manufacturing engineering and operations, technology management, systems engineering and mechanical engineering, and individual master’s degree level courses in various quality areas.
Don Weinkaufdean, Dean of Engineering, 651-962-5750,

Winona State University
Winona, MN.
Four-year, public.
Courses—Statistical Quality Control and Industrial Design of Experiments.
Bachelor’s degree in statistics courses as electives, continuing education or hybrid online learning, part classroom, part online.
Daniel Rand, assistant professor, 507-457-5655,,


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