Certificate Award in Quality Auditing
CSUDH offers Certificate Awards for students who complete three graduate level courses from the MSQA program and the appropriate capstone course. The student may take these courses through "open university" thus need not be enrolled in the MSQA program. Each student who satisfactorily completes a non-credit capstone course and the associated three graduate level credit courses from the MSQA program will be provided with a Certificate Award.

Courses (QAS course descriptions here)
QAS 511 Quality Function Management and TQM (3cr.)
QAS 527 Quality Measurement (3cr.) or QAS 526 Supplier Quality
QAS 525 ISO 9000 and the Audit Function (3cr.)
NBQA 703 Certified Quality Auditor Capstone (n/c)
Note: QAS 520 may be used as a substitute for QAS 526 or QAS 527

NBQA 703 Certified Quality Auditor Preparation Capstone
Course Description:
The course will serve as a review of the five (5) major elements of the American
Society for Quality (ASQ) Certified Quality Auditor examination.
I. General Knowledge, Conduct, Ethics & Audit Administration
II. Audit Preparation
III. Audit Performance
IV. Audit Reporting, Corrective Action, Follow-up & Closure
V. Auditing Tools and Techniques
This course is planned to be completerd just prior to the ASQ examination scheduled each
June and December. Sample questions for applications and principles will be of a similar
format as they appear on the ASQ examination.

Course Objectives:
1. Present a review of the major elements defining the body of
knowledge stipulated by ASQ for the Certified Quality Auditor examination.
2. Present a comprehensive overview of the standards, principles and techniques of
auditing. Provide the student with an understanding of key methods of Quality Auditing.
3. Provide a capstone course in Quality Auditing to compliment three other Quality courses presented in the Master of Science, Quality Assurance course at CSUDH. This culminates in a certificate of achievement in the field of Quality Auditing. Those who successfully complete the three-credit courses listed below and the non-credit NBQA 703 Certified Quality Auditor Refresher Course earn a "Certificate in Quality Auditing" from CSUDH Extension.

Course Schedule
NBQA 703 is scheduled upon request. Please contact Milton Krivokuca at mkrivokuca@csudh.edu if you would like to take the course.

Further information may be obtained by contacting the University by telephone or e-mail.

Telephone: 1-310-243-3880 (MSQA office)
email: msqa@csudh.edu