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Advanced Studies in Performance Metrics

Degree Type: Graduate Certificate
College(s): College of Business

Why Choose Advanced Studies in Performance Metrics?

Responding to industry trends, Ferris State University's College of Business Graduate Programs has created graduate-level advanced studies certificates. These four course sequences can be used to obtain stand-alone certificates or as emphasis areas leading to master’s degrees in either Information Security and Intelligence or a Master of Business Administration.

The Advanced Studies Certificate in Performance Metrics Certificate is designed to educate students in how to appropriately measure various strategies, projects and activities with respect to effectiveness, quality and efficiency.  Students will obtain the certificate upon fulfillment of the requirements listed below.

Admission Requirements

A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on a 4-point scale.

Graduation Requirements

The Advanced Studies Certificate in Performance Metrics is awarded to individuals who have completed the 12 required credits with a minimum accumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater and no course less than 2.0.

No more than 50% of the credits in this certificate may be transferred from another institution, nor, will this certificate be granted if more than 50% of the certificate credits are specifically required in the student's major.

More Information

College of Business Graduate Programs
119 South Street, BUS 212B
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2434
Phone: 231-591-2168

Required Courses
Credit Hours

Required Courses - 12 Credits

Intro Performance Metrics
Lean Cost Managment
Project Management
Choose One:
Lean Six Sigma
Qual Improvement Prin-Appl