These books cover the parts of the CQIA Body of Knowledge. ASQ Certification Board does not endorse any one particular reference source.
- De Feo, Joesph A., Juran's Quality Handbook, 7th ed., New York, McGraw-Hill, 2017.
- Duffy, Grace, The ASQ Quality Improvement Pocket Guide, Milwaukee WI: ASQ Quality Press 2013.
- Evans, James R., and William M. Lindsay, Managing for Quality and Performance Excellence, 7th ed., Mason, OH: Thomson-Southwestern College Pub, 2008. ISBN 0324382278
- Scholtes, Peter R., The Team Handbook, 3rd ed. Revised, Madison, WI: Joiner Associates, 2003.
- Tague, Nancy R., The Quality Toolbox, 2nd ed, Milwaukee, WI: ASQ Quality Press, 2005
- Westcott, Russell T., and Grace L. Duffy, The Certified Quality Improvement Associate Handbook, 3rd ed., Milwaukee, WI: ASQ Quality Press, 2015.
ASQ books are available from ASQ Quality Press.