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Quality Control Technology
Program Number: 316239
Your Degree:
Technical Diploma
Area of Study:
Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Delivery Method:
Some Online/Some In Person
Estimated Time to Complete:
26 Credits | Finish diploma in 1 year
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$4,064.32

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  • Program Overview

    The Quality Control Technology program is designed to prepare and train learners as a manufacturing leader in Quality Control. Methods such as 5S, Lean and Six Sigma are emphasized to reduce waste, improve operations, reduce costs by minimizing resource use, and streamline business processes. Graduates of the program will be prepared for of the ASQ® Certified Quality Inspector examination. Potential occupations include: Inspector, Quality Assurance Auditor, Quality Assurance Inspector, Quality Assurance Technician, Quality Auditor, Quality Control Inspector and Quality Control Technician.

    Program Details 

    Students in Madison College's Quality Control Technology program can attend full- or part-time.

    Quality Control classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

    • Madison - Truax
    • Commercial Avenue

    Careers in Quality Control

    Earning your One-Year Technical Diploma in Quality Manufacturing Technology program at Madison Area Technical College prepares you for valuable work as:

    • Inspector
    • Quality Assurance Auditor
    • Quality Assurance Inspector
    • Quality Assurance Technician
    • Quality Auditor
    • Quality Control Inspector
    • Quality Control Technician

    Find open jobs in this industry on Handshake

  • Curriculum and Experience

    Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2022-2023 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

    Current and newly admitted program students, go directly to your Degree Progress Report to view:

    • Progress toward your specific requirements
    • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

    If you have questions after reviewing your degree progress report (advisement report), please see Advising Services.

    First Semester
    10-606-120
    1 credit
    10-606-130
    1 credit
    10-606-164
    2 credits
    10-801-195
    3 credits
    10-804-114
    2 credits
    Second Semester
    10-420-254
    2 credits
    10-420-354
    3 credits
    10-606-140
    1 credit
    10-606-161
    2 credits
    10-606-165
    3 credits
  • Admission

    To Apply

    Earning a degree is a great way to advance your career development opportunities, so apply today!

    International students who wish to apply for, maintain, or transfer their F-1 student visa status to Madison College are required to complete the International Admission Process.

    Application Dates

    Spring 2023

    • Application open
    • Application completion deadline is January 15, 2023

    Fall 2023

    • Application open
    • Application completion deadline is August 31, 2023

    Spring 2024

    • Application opens on February 1, 2023
    • Application completion deadline is January 15, 2024

    Admission Requirements

    All materials must be submitted by the application deadline.

    1. Admission Application

    The online application allows you to save your work as you complete it and ensures fast, secure delivery to our office.

    2. Education Completion
    Students must submit official transcripts for one of the following:

    • High school (current high school seniors may submit an in-progress transcript)
    • GED/HSED transcript
    • College transcript(s) showing completion of an associate degree or higher
      • Note: Effective with the 2023-2024 year, this may be fulfilled with at least 30 credits completed with a minimum GPA of 2.0

    All high school and/or college transcripts are recommended to be submitted for Credit for Prior Learning evaluation.

    Additional Notes

    • Class capacity is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis.

    • Course prerequisites differ from admission requirements; admission into a program does not guarantee eligibility to enroll in courses or success in the program. Refer to program curriculum for details.

    After Acceptance

    Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at Madison College. 

    Questions?

    Contact the Enrollment Center at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or 608.246.6210.

  • Career Outcomes

    Madsion College Quality Control Technology program graduates are prepared to:

    • Perform Inspections
    • Analyze Results
    • Maintain equipment and instruments
    • Create a quality plan
    • Maintain a safe and orderly work environment 
Contact the School of Engineering, Science, and Mathematics

Madison Truax Campus
Main Building, C2433

1701 Wright Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53704

esm@madisoncollege.edu
608.246.6990

Hours

  • Monday – Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
  • Friday: 8 am - 4:30 pm (Phone and email only.)