Software Quality Engineering

Certificate Award in Software Quality Engineering

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 510 Advanced Probability and Statistics (3 units)
QAS 513 Statistical Quality Control and Sampling (3 units)
QAS 523 Software Reliability (3 units)
NBQA 705 Certified Software Quality Engineer Preparation Capstone (n/c)

NBQA 705 Certified Software Quality Engineer Preparation Capstone
Course Description:

The course provides the student with a nine week overview of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Body of Knowledge (BOK) surrounding the profession of Software Quality Engineer. This course is not intended as primary instruction in this subject. It is designed to refresh the memory of the Software Quality Engineer aspiring to achieve ASQ Certified Software Quality Engineer (ASQ/CSQE) status. This is ultimately achieved by taking and successfully passing the certification exam offered by ASQ's examination schedule. The ninth and final unit of this class is scheduled for completion during the week of the ASQ certification exam.

Course Schedule

NBQA 705 is scheduled upon request. Please contact the MSQA office at 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)