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Field of Study: Quality Control Technology

Introduction

Quality control technology programs prepare people to help engineers and others manage systems that measure and control for quality.

 

Overview

Quality control technology programs include topics such as:

  • Quality control systems management principles
  • Testing procedures
  • Inspection procedures
  • Related instrumentation and equipment operation and maintenance
  • Report writing

Schools
Many community colleges and technical schools offer certificate and associate degree programs in quality control technology. A certificate program usually takes a year of full-time study. An associate degree program at a community college usually takes two years of full-time study to complete.

Few colleges and universities offer bachelor's degrees in quality control technology. A bachelor's degree usually takes about four years of full-time study.