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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.