Bachelor of Manufacturing Management in Quality Management

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Fully Online
$451.50 per credit
Total Credits
Undergraduate Degree
Application Deadlines
Spring 2020: December 15, 2019; Summer 2020: May 1, 2020; Fall 2020: August 1, 2020

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. CST on the deadlines noted.

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

Sample Courses

This degree requires 120 total credits, with 54 of those within the major. Here is a sampling of courses you might take:

  • 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)

View a sample program plan for more details. For more information, visit the online University 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 QA manager
  • Food QA manager
  • QA/QC manager
  • QA project manager
  • QA test manager
  • QA sanitation manager
  • Quality control supervisor
  • 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

“The flexibility of courses and how the classes related to actual industry was great.”

— Carol Murray, alumna