• On-Campus Component
  • Cost
    $441.50 per credit before fees
  • Total Credits
  • Credential
    Undergraduate Degree
  • Application Deadlines
    Spring: December 15; Summer: May 15; Fall: August 1
  • Campus
  • Department

The Bachelor of Manufacturing Management in Quality Management is ideal for technical and community college graduates in the industrial and business fields who have experience in a manufacturing or other processing environment, particularly working adults who would like to become part of a management team. The degree covers business operations, product functions, quality and cost analysis, consumer expectations, and profitability.

All admission materials must be submitted to the Office of Admissions no later than 4:30 p.m. Central Standard Time on the deadlines noted.

Sample Courses

  • BM 3007 – Metrology (3 cr)
  • BM 3008 – Sustainability and Compliance (3 cr)
  • BM 3012 – Applied Engineering Principles (3 cr)
  • MGMT 3250 – Operations Management (3 cr)
  • MGMT 3255 – Logistics and Supply Chain Management (3 cr)

Online Catalog

Career Outlook

This degree will prepare students for employment in the private sector as well as state and federal regulatory agencies. Job titles may include:

  • Client service quality assurance (QA) manager
  • Food QA manager
  • QA project manager
  • QA test manager
  • QA sanitation manager
  • Quality control (QC) supervisor
  • QA/QC manager
  • Senior product manager
  • Software QA manager
  • Technical QA project manager

Salary Ranges for Quality Management Graduates*

  • Quality assurance analyst: $50,000−$80,000
  • Quality control lab manager: $55,000−$75,000
  • Quality control manager: $60,000−$70,000
  • Quality control manager (ASME - ISO - pressure vessels): $90,000−$110,000
  • Quality manager/quality assurance, food inspection, HACCP: $65,000−$95,000
  • QA specialist: $25,000−$40,000
  • Quality assurance tester: $75,000−$100,000
  • Quality assurance manager: $55,000−$80,000
  • Production manager: $84,000−$92,000
  • Materials planner: $63,000−$70,000
  • Materials manager: $97,000−$110,000
  • Manufacturing, Six Sigma: $70,000−$130,000
  • Manufacturing and production management: $35,000−$42,000
  • Manufacturing leader: $55,000−$65,000

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Transferring Credits

Want to know how your previous college credits will transfer before you apply? Request an unofficial evaluation of your transcripts by one of our professional advisors. Fill out the form below with your major, semester you'd like to start, and attach your transcripts. Please allow 5-7 business days for your transfer evaluation. UMC accepts all transfer credits that come from a regionally accredited college or University.

Transfer Evaluation Request


Read the descriptions carefully to determine which fees may apply to you.

Students enrolled in 0.5 or more credits at UMC pay a $250 UMC Campus Fee each semester. The Crookston Campus Fee helps to fund technological infrastructure and student academic support including advisors, tutoring, library, career counseling, and accessibility.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for eligible students. Students must fill out the FAFSA form and use code 004069 when applying for financial aid for this program. Contact the University of Minnesota-Crookston (UMC) for additional information:

UMC Financial Aid Office
Phone: 800-862-6466 ext 8569; 218-218-8550
Fax: 218-281-8579
Email: umc-fa@umn.edu