Field of Study: Quality Control Technology
Quality control technology programs prepare people to help engineers and others manage systems that measure and control for quality.
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
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.