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Fall Program Begins September 10!.

Want to know more about Lean Six Sigma?

Join a free Information Session Thursday, August 12, 8:00-9:00 am PST. Click 'Learn More' for details and to register. Or, Schedule an Appointment witth the Program Manager.


Powerful Tools. Hands-On Experience. Expert Mentoring.


Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is a set of tools, techniques, and operating principles that represents the best of practices in quality and process improvement, resulting in improved performance and reduced costs. LSS can be applied in any industry and can help to improve any business process. Apply Lean Six Sigma in order to:

  • Be Compentive and Save Money
  • Improve Quality and Delivery
  • Gain Better Customer & Employee Satisfaction

Program Benefits


Certificate at a Glance


Duration: 3-5 months
Total Instructional Hours: 90hrs broken down as follows:

  •  Live Online Instruction: 70 hrs (hosted via Zoom)
  • Asynchronous (complete coursework at your own pace): 20+ hrrs of assignments, videos, discussion boards and case studies.
  • Live one-on-one project coaching and support with Master Black Belt, provided as needed

Total units: 9.0
Tution: $5,495 (see below for no-interest payment plan application)

Questions? Contact your program advisor:

Angela Miller, Program Manager
đŸ“… Schedule an Appointment or email:
Click here to schedule a phone conversation.
(858) 534-8133

Program Fee


The total cost of training is $5,495, and this includes all course materials:

  • Computer Software (SPC XL & DOE PRO)
  • One-on-one coaching from Master Black Belt Instructor
  • Application and Certificate Processing Fee
  • Digital access to learning materials
  • Project Sign-Off

No-Interest Payment Plan


We know covering the cost of tuition can be challenging. To help you, UC San Diego Extension offers a no-interest payment plan to help break up the cost of this training into more manageable monthly payments.

The first payment is needed to process your registration, and we can then select the recurring payment date (i.e. the 1st or 15th of each month).
To request a payment plan please complete the No-Interest Payment Plan Request Form. You will be asked to provide the following information:

  • Class or section you’d like to register into
  • Full name, address and phone number
  • Select recurring payment date: 1st or 15th of each month

After submitting the form, a member of our staff will respond to your request shortly.

Want to learn more? Click here to join our free one-hour information sesion or contact the Program Manager at

Note: Admission is limited. Interested students must complete application prior to enrolling in the program. Please apply here.

Course Number: MAE-40004
Credit: 9.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Lean Six Sigma Black BeltProject ManagementSupply Management