Quality Auditing

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.


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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.

  1. General Knowledge, Conduct, Ethics & Audit Administration
  2. Audit Preparation
  3. Audit Performance
  4. Audit Reporting, Corrective Action, Follow-up & Closure
  5. Auditing Tools and Techniques

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 the MSQA Office at msqa@csudh.edu or 310-243-3880 if you would like to take the course.