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Lean Manufacturing, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
Online
Kettering University’s Online Master of Science in Lean Manufacturing emphasizes mechanical engineering and practical application of theory and is the only program of its kind. 

About

What better place to learn modern manufacturing process knowledge and Lean Six Sigma skills than the university that taught the brightest minds in automotive manufacturing? Kettering University Online’s Lean Manufacturing master’s degree was developed in collaboration with General Motors to give you the skills you need to improve quality output, streamline processes and reduce waste. 

What kind of jobs can I look for after I have my degree?

A M.Sc. in Lean Manufacturing is applicable in many fields. What you do with your degree has a lot to do with your personal and professional goals, and motivation. Today, nearly every business you can think of is finding ways to reduce waste, have fewer errors, higher quality and do all of it with fewer resources. It is easy to see how a degree focusing on Lean and Six Sigma can make a difference for you and for the organization where you work.

Programme Structure

What will I study?

In the KUO lean master’s program, you are challenged with how to apply Lean concepts and Six Sigma to real world problems you encounter every day. You use challenges from your current organization, apply the tools and techniques you learn and have the chance to test drive the applications before you take them to your organization.

This program may be called “manufacturing” but you go far beyond manufacturing to learn concepts that can be applied to any industry including healthcare, logistics, supply chain, retail, business, military etc.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:
    • Start date : Fall, Winter or Summer .
    • Kettering University Online has eight starts a year.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 18 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

International students are required to submit educational documentation to an evaluation service such as WES, which is a member of National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). This will be at the expense of the student. Kettering University undergraduate students need not submit their Kettering transcripts, but are required to submit transcripts from any other university.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    890 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 890 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    890 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 890 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Total tuition fee: $35,600 

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