Six Sigma

All programs are available for corporate on-site training.

Six Sigma is an integrated, disciplined, and proven approach for improving business performance. Florida Atlantic University's Six Sigma certifications include Lean components. Six Sigma's focus on quality complements Lean techniques focused on efficiencies; and, when combined, these skills promote business and operational excellence. If you are pursuing a career which aids businesses in improving production and minimizes inefficiencies from every product, process, and customer transaction, Six Sigma certification will ensure that you have the knowledge and credential to succeed.

Earning your Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt, and/or Master Black Belt from Florida Atlantic University is a proven way to maximize your performance, earn the respect of business professionals at all levels and achieve greater professional success in any industry.

The Florida Atlantic University Six Sigma curriculum is aligned with the recommendations of both the American Society for Quality (ASQ), the International Society of Six Sigma Professionals (ISSSP), and the Ohio State University Center for Operational Excellence, and seamlessly integrates Six Sigma, Project Management, and Lean Enterprise improvement methodologies.



Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Exec Ed Six Sigma Yellow BeltEarning the Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification will provide certificants with an introductory understanding of the fundamentals of Six Sigma, its metrics and the basic improvement methodologies, and are eligible to pursue Green Belt certification. Available in a convenient online format.

Six Sigma Green Belt

Exec Ed Six Sigma Green BeltEarning the Six Sigma Green Belt will prepare certificants to form and facilitate Six Sigma teams and manage basic Six Sigma projects. Six Sigma Green Belts implement tools, techniques, and practices to achieve cost reductions and quality improvement within their organization, and are eligible to pursue Black Belt certification. Available in in-class and online formats.

Six Sigma Black Belt

Exec Ed Six Sigma Black BeltEarning the Six Sigma Black Belt certification will equip certificants to manage advanced Six Sigma projects and to actively lead organization-wide improvement efforts. Black Belts will be able to utilize statistical analysis software to advance organizational cost reduction and quality improvement efforts; be positioned to guide, mentor, and define projects for Green Belts; lead large, complex Six Sigma initiatives; and are eligible to pursue Master Black Belt certification. Available in both blended and online formats.

Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Exec Ed Six Sigma Black BeltEarning the Six Sigma Master Black Belt will prepare certificants to train, mentor, and coach colleagues and peers involved in Six Sigma projects; raise the level of organizational competency with respect to Six Sigma; develop and conduct Six Sigma training programs; foster an organizational culture of continuous improvement; and be the highest level of technical expertise regarding Six Sigma within an organization. Available in a convenient online format.


Contact Us

Todd Edge
Program Manager

phone: (561) 297-2544
map: BU (86) 203

PMI Accreditation

Florida Atlantic University is approved by The Project Management Institute (PMI) as a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.)®.

All Project Management and Six Sigma certification programs are approved by PMI® and eligble for Professional Development Units (PDUs).

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Success Stories

Six Sigma Green Belt

-- Jenna DiPlacido, Regional E911 Comm Manager

“The Six Sigma Green Belt program solidified many of the concepts and practices applied by the staff in my organization. In addition, it furthered my in-depth knowledge of these business process improvements in order to better explain them to others.”

Six Sigma Green Belt  

-- Daniel Leon, Engineering Manager 

“This Green Belt Certification fills in the gaps from the on-the-job experience obtained over the past 15 years and provides proof to potential employees of accomplishment. This class also enables a team to make significant contributions to bottom line operations.”

Six Sigma Green Belt 

-- Rick Prinzo, Regional Vice President 

“This program will help me to organize the different opportunities among people, projects, and/or products. The methodology learned will enable me to create the disciplines within the organization in order to follow through on the obstacles, overcoming them, and ensuring success.”

Six Sigma Green Belt 

-- Christian Mateo, Principle Business Analyst 

“This program will assist me tremendously in adequately performing assessments and delivering value-added solutions. I do a lot of ERP implementations that require change management and process improvements, and now I have many more tools in my toolbox to choose from.”

Accreditation & Rankings

AACSB Accredited

AACSB Accreditation

FAU Business is proud to be an accredited member of AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) International, the premier accreditation agency for Schools of Business worldwide.

FT Executive Education Rankings

FT Executive Education Rankings

FAU College of Business’ executive education professional development programs ranked #11 in the U.S. and #1 in Florida in the Financial Times Executive Education Rankings.

Online Grad Programs

Best Online GRAD Business Programs

#37 in Best Online Master's in Business Programs (Excluding MBA).

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Best Online MBA Programs

FAU Business again ranked among the "Best Online MBA Programs" in 2020 by U.S. News & World Report.

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Best Online GRAD Veterans Programs

#19 in Best Online Master's in Business Programs for Veterans (Excluding MBA).

Online Veterans

Best Online Veterans MBA Programs

In 2019, U.S. News & World Report ranked FAU Business among the Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans. Florida Atlantic University has also earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School "Gold Designation."

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Best MBA in Sport Management Program

The MBA in Sport Management program is among the top 20 postgraduate sports business programs in the world, according to the latest rankings from SportBusiness.

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Best Hospitality Program

FAU Business ranks on The 30 Best Hospitality Programs in the U.S.

Best For Vets

Best For Veterans

FAU Business was named one of the top business schools in South Florida for veterans by Military Times. Florida Atlantic University has also earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School "Gold Designation."