Master of Science Lean Manufacturing

Master of Science Lean Manufacturing

The Only Program of Its Kind – Developed in Partnership with G.M.

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. 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.

Lean Manufacturing Fast Facts

  • No GRE/GMAT required. 
  • Fully Accredited by the Accredited Council for Business Schools and Programs
  • Employs solid engineering concepts combined with Lean and Six Sigma tools
  • Customize your Degree with choice of graduate certificates in: Global Leadership, Healthcare Management, Operations Management or Supply Chain & Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • 100% online. Ideal for busy, working professionals
  • 40 credits, 10 courses – complete in as little as one year

Salary Expectations for Lean Manufacturing Master’s Professionals

  • Corporate/Executive Management: $179,900
  • Lean/Continuous Improvement Management: $103,200
  • VP, Manufacturing/Production: $180,400
  • Director, Manufacturing/Production: $137,100
  • Consulting/Education: $107,400
  • VP, Director, Purchasing/Procurement/Sourcing: $112,260
  • R&D/Product Development Management: $110,700
  • VP, Supply Chain: $97,400
  • Quality Management: $97,300

I just took the ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt exam and it was a breeze--due in no small part to the very supportive coursework and excellent instructors at KUO. "

— William C. MS Lean Manufacturing Student 2017