Quality Systems and Improvement Management  Bachelor of Science

The online BS in Quality Systems & Improvement Management (BSQSIM) emphasizes competency-based education that can be immediately applied to your career.

120 Credits
Starts September 2, 2024


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Online BS in Quality Systems & Improvement Management Overview

As the business environment becomes increasingly competitive, organizations that invest in a quality management program could improve their products and services, enhance customer service, and gain an advantage through higher productivity and increased revenue.

Our online BS in Quality Systems & Improvement Management emphasizes competency-based education, focusing on theory and application. You will be introduced to quality tools, methods, and measurement practices to assess and monitor the improvements made. These tools and techniques will be valuable assets to understand, integrate, and apply what you learn to your workplace immediately and over the lifespan of your career.

Online Bachelor of Science Quality Management Program Learning Outcomes

This program is designed to prepare you to analyze business practices, create comprehensive plans focused on tangible return on investment, and measure the effectiveness and efficiency of these plans.

Upon graduation, you will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively and engage participants in critical projects
  • Operate effectively and contribute to process improvement within team dynamics
  • Define process-based problems and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Identify and collect baseline data concerning current process performance
  • Analyze current process performance data and determine best practices
  • Recommend appropriate options for improvement and support the development of pilot solutions and implementation plans
  • Determine performance measures and reviews necessary to monitor/control the improved process

Bachelor's Degree in QSIM Tuition Information

Cost Per Credit
Total Program Tuition
Cost Per Credit$502
Credits* 120 credits
Total Program Tuition $60,240

*See curriculum sheet for a breakdown of credits and credit ranges.

  1. Choose your program of study. Browse our Program Finder to find your program.
  2. Complete and sign the online application.
  3. Pay the $50 application fee ($100 for international students) by the term start date.
  4. Send official transcripts directly to Cambridge College in a sealed, unopened envelope. Learn How to Send Transcripts
  5. Fulfill any additional program-specific admissions requirements.
  6. Ensure you have internet access, and a fully functional laptop or desktop computer that can play audio and video and access Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint).

Note: Your admission file must be complete and accepted before your financial aid may be awarded, before your transfer credit may be evaluated, and before you may register for classes.

Cambridge College undergraduate admission also requires at least one of the following:

  • Original high school transcript showing graduation or a recognized equivalent such as a General Educational Development (GED) or HiSET certificate
  • Or an affidavit confirming high school program completion in a state-approved homeschool setting.
  • Or, if not required by state law, proof of high school education in a homeschool setting meeting state attendance exemptions
  • Or enrollment in an eligible career pathway program
  • Or proof of passing scores on an approved ability-to-benefit test (such as the Accuplacer Test administered by Cambridge College)
  • Or nine credit hours of Cambridge College course work, applicable toward an undergraduate degree or certificate, completed with grades of B or better. (Non-matriculated students may not receive aid while earning credits.)
  • Or 24 or more credits earned from a regionally or nationally accredited college or university. Note: Official college transcripts are evaluated for transfer credit. Courses not included in an earned associate degree must be earned at a grade of C or better to be eligible for transfer.

Careers in Quality Systems & Improvement Management

The online BS in Quality Systems & Improvement Management prepares you for management roles in the public and private sectors.

Most of our students are working adults who recognize the BSQSIM program at Cambridge College as a good fit for its convenience and flexibility. Sixty-three percent are employed at organizations with a Corporate Partner relationship with Cambridge College.

Jobs in Quality Systems & Improvement Management

Many quality management graduates find employment in fields like:

  • Health care
  • Hospitality
  • Finance
  • Higher education
  • Manufacturing
  • Military
  • Government