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Louisiana Tech University Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
A Louisiana Tech University Six Sigma Black Belt certification can be obtained by successfully
completing INEN 514 Statistical Analysis for Six Sigma, ENGR 566 Six Sigma and Quality Control,
STAT 507 Design and Analysis of Experiments, and INEN 557 Six Sigma Black Belt Project with a
B or higher.
The cost to take the four required course is $1,180 per course for a total of $4,720 to complete
the Louisiana Tech University Six Sigma Black Belt certification. INEN 514 is offered in the fall
and spring quarters. ENGR 566 is offered in the winter and summer quarters. STAT 507 is
offered in the spring quarter. INEN 557 is offered in the summer quarter.
The Certified Six Sigma Black Belt is a professional who can explain Six Sigma philosophies and
principles, including supporting systems and tools. A Black Belt should demonstrate team
leadership, understand team dynamics and assign team member roles and responsibilities.
Black Belts have a thorough understanding of all aspects of the DMAIC model in accordance
with Six Sigma principles. They have basic knowledge of Lean enterprise concepts, are able to
identify non-value-added elements and activities and are able to use specific tools.
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50 countries and 26 languages, covering 94% of global GDP, the national average salary for a
Certified Green Belt is $72,000 per year in the United States? For Certified Black Belts, the
national average salary increases to $98,000 per year (an increase of $26,000).
According to Salary Wizard® Basic Report, Date as of October 2012 - The average
expected yearly salary for a typical Lean Six Sigma Black Belt is $98,958. When bonuses are
averaged in, the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt yearly salary increases to $117,671.