Move Organizations Forward

Solve an organization’s toughest business problems and you’ve struck career gold. Insightful leaders who can respond to global pressures, changing markets and other business shifts through successful organization-wide process improvement are in strong demand.

Your M.B.A. concentration in Process Improvement focuses on the expertise to drive higher performance, quality, cost and ROI, all while promoting a proactive work culture. This program puts you right in the driver’s seat, with a hands-on education navigating the real-world challenges of area companies. Add the strategic business insights of a classic M.B.A. curriculum and you’ll have an impressive skill set few employers can resist.

  • Hands-on experience: Solve real-world challenges posed by area companies.
  • Prepares you to sit for three internationally recognized certifications: ASQ’s Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, SME’s Lean Bronze and PMI’s Project Management Professional.

Apply for NSU’s M.B.A. concentration in Process Improvement.

Quick Facts

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NSU’s M.B.A. program is 40-49 total credits to complete, depending on undergraduate coursework.

Start Dates

The M.B.A. concentration in Process Improvement is available to start in August, October, January, March and May.

Delivery Options

The M.B.A. in Process Improvement concentration is offered in the evenings on the Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus and online. M.B.A. core courses are offered on the Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus in the evenings and day, as well as online.

Tuition

Tuition for the degree program is $899 per credit hour. Discounted rates are available through our employer tuition program.

Earning Potential

Quality Assurance Director $129,102 Average Salary Per Year
Business Process Consultant $106,396 Average Salary Per Year
Vice President of Total Quality $211,361 Average Salary Per Year

Source: Salary.com

Process Improvement Curriculum

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M.B.A. Core Courses (21–31 credits)
Credits
ACT 5001*
Introductory Accounting ( ACT 5001* / Credits: 3 )
3
ACT 5140
Accounting for Decision Makers ( ACT 5140 / Credits: 3 )
3
FIN 5008**
Marketing Decisions for Managers ( FIN 5008** / Credits: 3 )
3
FIN 5130
Financial Management ( FIN 5130 / Credits: 3 )
3
ISM 5150
Information Systems Strategy and Data Management ( ISM 5150 / Credits: 3 )
3
MGT 5001
Developing Academic and Career Success ( MGT 5001 / Credits: 1 )
1
MGT 5105
Managing Organizational Behavior in a Dynamic and Complex World ( MGT 5105 / Credits: 3 )
3
MGT 5170
Applying Strategy for Managers ( MGT 5170 / Credits: 3 )
3
MKT 5125
Marketing Decisions for Managers ( MKT 5125 / Credits: 3 )
3
QNT 5000**
Foundations of Business Statistics ( QNT 5000** / Credits: 3 )
3
QNT 5160
Data Driven Decision Making ( QNT 5160 / Credits: 3 )
3
Process Improvement (18 credits)
Credits
PIM 5450
Quality Management ( PIM 5450 / Credits: 3 )
3
PIM 5455
Project Management ( PIM 5455 / Credits: 3 )
3
PIM 5460
Process Improvement Methods ( PIM 5460 / Credits: 3 )
3
PIM 5465
Process Improvement Practicum ( PIM 5465 / Credits: 3 )
3
SCM 5410
Supply Chain Management ( SCM 5410 / Credits: 3 )
3
Open elective—any course in HCBE excluding ACT, CHS, PUB, and TXX prefixes ( / Credits: 3 )
3

* Course may be waived at the discretion of the department chair or designee. Waivers will only be considered when an equivalent course with a grade of C has been completed in the past 10 years.
** Waivers will only be considered when an equivalent course with a grade of B- has been completed in the past 5 years.

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