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M.B.A. in Process Improvement Student

M.B.A. with a Major in Process Improvement

Healthcare Applications
of Process Improvement

Dr. Tran

Thinh Tran, M.D., President and COO of Provider Network Solutions and member of the M.B.A. in Process Improvement advisory board discusses process improvement applications in the healthcare arena with Decision Sciences Professor and Master Black Belt Steven Kramer, Ph.D.

Our program will give you a competitive advantage in a crowded field of candidates. With our MBA in Process Improvement, you’ll have hands-on opportunities to solve real world challenges posed by today’s companies.

Upon completion of the program, you’ll be prepared to sit for three internationally recognized certifications: ASQ’s Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, SME’s Lean Bronze, and PMI’s Project Management Professional. With your new skillset and experiences, you’ll have an edge over other professionals in the industry.

Come get involved with our ASQ Student Branch at asqnova.org

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Admission Deadlines:

Winter II 2021: March 1, 2021
Summer 2021: April 30, 2021

  • M.B.A. core courses offered weeknights or during the day on the main campus and online. Process Improvement courses offered weeknights on the main campus and online.
  • Program begins five times annually with starts in August, October, January, March, and May.

For more information about the program, please contact:

The Office of Enrollment Services
(954) 262-5067
1-800-672-7223 ext. 25067
hcbeinfo@nova.edu

Total Credits: 37-46

M.B.A. Core Courses (22-31 total credits)

Process Improvement Major Courses (15 total credits)
PIM 5450 Quality Management  
PIM 5455 Project Management  
PIM 5460 Process Improvement Methods  
PIM 5465 Process Improvement Practicum  
XXX XXXX Open elective course in HCBE excluding CHS prefix
Current students: Please consult your Academic Advisor for program requirements or access SharkLink for your Degree Works audit. Program requirements are subject to change, and your Academic Advisor or Degree works audit can provide you with the courses required for your catalog term.

Full-Time professionals are available to discuss the M.B.A. with a Major in Process Improvement curriculum with you in greater detail. Simply call 800.672.7223 Ext. 25067 or contact our Enrollment Services Staff.

Course Descriptions

ACT 5140 : Accounting for Decision Makers

Linda Kidwell, Ph.D.

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FIN 5130 : Financial Management

Albert Williams, Ph.D.

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MGT 5105: Organizational Behavior in a Dynamic and Complex World

Leslie Tworoger, Ph.D.

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MGT 5170: Applying Strategey for Managers

Jason Cavich, Ph.D.

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MKT 5125: Marketing Decisions for Managers

Bay O'Leary, Ph.D.

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The Huizenga College of Business will award Lean Six Sigma certifications based on students' performance in the core Process Improvement courses (PIM 5450, PIM 5455, PIM 5460, and PIM 5465).

Cumulative GPA
>= 3.65 Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
>= 3.25 Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
>= 3.0 Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

The following prerequisite course may be necessary for certification completion.

ACT 5001 Introductory Accounting*
FIN 5008 Business Finance*
QNT 5000 Foundations of Business Statistics*

* 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 earned in the past 10 years

Students have three options for satisfying a program prerequisite course:

  1. Complete course(s) offered by the H. Wayne Huizenga Collee of Business and Entrepreneurship;
  2. Complete a proficiency examination administrated by a testing organization that has national recognition, such as CLEP and DANTES. Students selecting this option must complete the requirements within their first two semesters with HCBE. After the second semester, courses must be completed with HCBE. Official transcripts must be received by the office of Academic Advising one week prior to register for courses requiring the prerequisite requirement.
  3. Complete the course with another regionally accredited institution. Students should obtain verification from an academic advisor regarding course equivalency at another institution. Students will need to supply a course description for initial evaluation. A course syllabus may be required if additional review is needed.
  • An application and $50 non-refundable application fee. CLICK HERE to APPLY ONLINE
  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or for students with degrees from foreign institutions, an official foreign academic evaluation stating equivalent bachelor’s degree, must be submitted from a NACES organization www.naces.org 
  • Students who have earned a degree from a foreign non-English speaking country must submit English proficiency test scores, (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, Duolingo, ELS)
  • Additional documents and may be required along with the GMAT or GRE based on review by the admissions committee.

Please contact us directly for minimum GPA requirement and required English proficiency test scores. View additional admission information

Student Testimonials

Carolina De Leon, Workforce Manager at City Furniture and Process Improvement Major Graduate
Jacqueline Benigni, Process Improvement Major Graduate

Approximately 20 Process Improvement students and alumni attended the 2nd Annual PI Alumni Event 9/28/2019. The purpose was simple: bring PI folks together to become colleagues and friends for life.

2019 Process Improvement Get Together

Congratulations to our 2019 Process Improvement graduates!

2019 Process Improvement Graduates

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Decision Sciences Webinar
January 26th | 6:30 pm

This is your opportunity to learn about our Business Intelligence / Analytics, Process Improvement, and Supply Chain Management programs directly from faculty and alumni. Come prepared with questions about the curriculum, your career goals, or anything else. A member of our admissions team will also be available to answer any questions regarding the admissions process.

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