Quality Assurance B.S. (Online)

Bachelor of Science Quality Assurance

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Bachelor of Science Quality AssuranceThe Program

The online Bachelor of Science in Quality Assurance (BSQA) degree program blends the basic sciences with the technologies, management principles, quality concepts and statistical tools needed to prepare professionals for careers in Quality Assurance, and to enhance the careers of working professionals in the field or those looking to enter the field, who seek an understanding of current quality concepts. Those students more interested in the technical areas of Quality can pursue a Measurement Science option (View CSUDH University Catalog for details ►).

Topics covered include lean manufacturing, quality improvement, measurement science, systems failure analysis, technical documentation, technical communications, statistical quality control and inspection, the manufacturing process, electrical metrology, quality auditing, measurement uncertainty, dimensional metrology, physical metrology safety and reliability, and value based quality.

Online Delivery

The online BSQA program is designed primarily as an upper-division transfer program for students who have completed the majority of their lower-division general education courses. The program requires no on-campus attendance. Courses are offered throughout the year on a trimester basis.

BSQA Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply principles and tools from quality and measurement science in problem solving and the measuring of reliability and performance in production and service industries.
  2. Explain how technology transforms management systems
  3. Evaluate workplace systems and processes, Recognize system failures scientifically and synthesize data to form solutions.
  4. Express clearly problems, processes and standard solutions in a variety of technical and business communications
  5. Measure and evaluate reliability for simple and complex systems
  6. Conduct independent research using print and electronic media


  • Prepares professionals in Quality Assurance for careers in the design, development, manufacture and support of products and service
  • Meets the needs and interests of the Quality Assurance professional through a combination of theoretical and practical course work, independent study, and interaction with fellow students and leading professionals.
  • Provides a well-rounded learning experience as well as preparation for advanced studies (e.g. Masters Degree) by means of a broad-based curriculum that includes a culminating project or a practical off-campus internship.
  • Enables students to customize their programs of study to include areas of personal and professional interest, including a concentration in measurement science
  • Develops problem-solving skills with a customer-based focus leading to the continuous improvement of process, product and service

BSQA Mission Statement

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