2020-2021 Catalog (Current)

Lean Technology

Degree Type: Certificate
College(s): College of Engineering Technology

Program Requirements

Lean Technology, Certificate Program Checksheet


  • Major Courses and General Education Courses
  • Admission and Transfer Requirements
  • Graduation Requirements

Why Choose Lean Technology?

The Lean Technology Certificate supports employer demands for an entry-level, applications-based approach to Lean concepts. The courses in this certificate provide hands-on, career-oriented applications of Lean fundamentals, filling a critical gap necessary for achieving process optimization.

Career Opportunities for Graduates in Lean Technology

This certificate supports development of fundamental lean initiatives at various levels within an organization, ranging from the shop floor to technical team leadership.

Individuals wanting to advance their industrial or technical careers, but not pursue a FSU bachelor degree program at this time, may earn this certificate. The courses qualify as technical electives in several BS- or BAS- degree programs.

For More Information

School of Design and Manufacturing
Lean Technology Certificate
Ferris Statewide, Grand Rapids
151 Fountain Street, NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone: 616-451-4777 or 800-998-3425


Ferris State University
College of Engineering Technology
1009 Campus Drive, JOH 200
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2280
Phone: 231-591-2890

Required Courses
Credit Hours