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Certificate Programs

Enhance Your Career Skills With Specialized Training

Get exceptional advantages to advance your career by completing specialized training. The University of Texas at Tyler offers several post-baccalaureate/master's certificate programs that provide highly focused training in specific career areas including:

Training Leaders in Quality Improvement

The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate program prepares students with the knowledge and tools that they can use to lead quality improvement initiatives in companies, thereby, reducing waste and becoming more efficient. These efforts have allowed companies to become more competitive and successfully compete in global markets.

Credits earned in fulfillment of the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate Program may be applied to other graduate degrees in the College of Business and Technology with advisor approval. The following five courses must be completed with a grade of C or better while maintaining a minimum grade point average of 3.0. In addition, a student must pass a comprehensive exam pertaining to the lean six sigma black belt curriculum.

  • TECH 5310: Six Sigma Quality
  • TECH 5320: Total Quality Management
  • TECH 5335: Lean Management
  • TECH 5366: Value Stream Management
  • TECH 5390: Advanced Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Technique

Learn more about each course.

Preparing Texas Public School Teachers for Leadership

Giving Nurse Educators the Essentials of Management

Preparing Nurse Practitioners to Excel in Organizational Settings

Certificate programs provide a narrow focus on core concepts that prepare you to get ahead in your particular field. Get a sound foundation to prepare to sit for licensure and certification examinations administered by the state of Texas.

These programs are not part of master’s degree programs, but coursework may be counted toward a degree with college approval. Completing a certificate program does not automatically provide the licensure or certification required to practice in a profession or to teach; these are awarded by the state of Texas.

Certificate Programs

Prepare for the Initial Teacher Certification Exam

UT Tyler also offers initial teacher certifications through the Start Teacher Education Preparation (STEP) post-baccalaureate program.