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The University of Central Florida (UCF) offers education in quality areas at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Research and instructional areas include:

  • Quality Management
  • Total Quality Improvement
  • Quality Design and Control
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Quality Engineering
  • Performance Excellence and Six Sigma

Examples of completed theses and dissertations include:

  • A Methodology for Measuring The Confidentiality of Information Security Systems in Healthcare Organizations
  • Bootstrap Confidence Intervals for Process Capability Analysis for Short Run Production
  • A Framework For Measuring Innovation within The Context of A Defense Organization
  • Engineering Success: A Study of The Influences of Organizational Philosophies, Ideologies, and Cultures
  • A Framework for Quantifying Sustainability of Lean Implementation in Healthcare Organizations. This dissertation was the 2011 – 2012 Winner of the University of Central Florida Best Dissertation Award!
  • Managing, Controlling and Improving the Treatment of Produced Water Using the Six Sigma Methodology for the Iraqi Oil Fields
  • Design, Simulation, and Optimization of a Fully Dynamic x-bar Process Control Procedure
  • Quality by Design Algorithms for Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing: An Integrated Flowsheet Model Approach
  • A Framework for Lean Transformation in Developing Countries: The Case of Saudi Arabian Industry
  • A Framework to Align Strategy, New Process Development, and Customer Requirements by Integrating Balanced Scorecard and Design for Six Sigma Methodology
  • A New Six Sigma Implementation Approach for Power Generation Gas Turbines Repair Process Development
  • A Framework for Quantifying and Managing Overcrowding in Healthcare Facilities
  • The Effect of Baldrige Performance Excellence Program on Organization’s Innovation and Dynamic Capabilities

Related Educational Programs

QUALITY ASSURANCE GRADUATE CERTIFICATE – The Graduate Certificate in Quality Assurance is designed to provide students with the knowledge and tools they need to help them understand how to increase process and product performance and to improve the quality and reliability of goods and services in any manufacturing, healthcare, and other service organizations.

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