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Total Quality Management in Education Certificate Program CT

Degree Type: Certificate

College(s): Education and Human Services

Required Courses  Credit Hours 
ECTE 650 Implem Total Quality Mgmt Educ 3
ECTE 655 Quality Improve Practices 3
ECTE 660 Quality Management - Education 3
ECTE 665 Quality Metrics and Data Mgmt 3
*ECTE 650 is a prerequisite for the other courses in this certificate program.

Why choose the Total Quality Management in Education Certificate Program?

The Advanced Certificate in Total Quality Management for Education is centered around the principles of total quality management (TQM) and the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award Criteria for Educational Programs. This comprehensive certificate is designed to provide an in-depth knowledge of TQM principles, the Baldridge Award Criteria, and an understanding of how to conduct an assessment using the Baldridge criteria. The focus of the four certificate courses is an understanding of the value that Baldridge brings to your organization and how to use the Baldridge Award Criteria for Education as a change management tool. With a focus on strategic goals and indicators, this certificate offers school leaders an approach to help guide district, school and classroom improvement planning.

This program can be used as part of the Career and Technical Education Doctorate program at Western Michigan University (http://www.wmich.edu/fcs/cte/ctedoc.htm).

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College of Education & Human Services
Bishop Hall Room 421
Ferris State University
1349 Cramer Circle
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2737
Phone: 231-591-5361


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