2021-2022 Catalog Updates

Lean Six Sigma, Postgraduate Certificate

Lean Six Sigma is a business strategy with a set of tools for organizations to improve capability of their processes. Many organizations now apply Lean Six Sigma methodologies to eliminate waste within their business processes. The CityU Six Sigma program is designed to train professionals who want to gain Lean Six Sigma knowledge and certification.


The first two courses are designed to build student’s knowledge and capabilities to become Six Sigma Green Belt certified. Six Sigma Green Belts are individuals who function under the supervision of a Six Sigma Black Belt to apply Six Sigma methodologies. The last two courses are designed to build student’s knowledge and capabilities to become Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certified. Certified Six Sigma Black Belts are professionals who can describe, apply, and teach Lean and Six Sigma concepts and principles.

After completion of these four courses students will have a thorough understanding of all aspects of Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC) model in accordance with Lean and Six Sigma methodologies. CityU’s Six Sigma program offers great opportunity for students at different stages of their career, to gain knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma principles that can be applied to every business process in every industry.

These courses are also designed in a way to prepare students for completion of Six Sigma knowledge test at American Society for Quality (ASQ). 

Admission Requirements

City University of Seattle's graduate admission requirements, found under Admissions in the catalog menu, apply to this program. 

Required Courses (17 Credits)

Pre-Requisite Course

BC 303Statistics (NS)


Required Courses (12 Credits)

MBA 579Green Belt 01: Define and Measure


MBA 581Green Belt 02: Analyze, Improve and Control


MBA 586Lean Six Sigma Black Belt 01: Loss Identification and Intelligence


MBA 588Lean Six Sigma Black Belt 02: Loss Eradication and Prevention