Auburn Bulletin 2023-2024

Certificate in Manufacturing Systems

Online and On-Campus Options Available

The Manufacturing Systems Certificate is for students looking to acquire more knowledge in manufacturing. Students completing this certificate will explore the design, analysis, and operation of manufacturing systems as a combination of humans, machinery, equipment, tooling, controls, building, transportation, etc. that are bound by a common material and information flow through application-based courses in state-of-the-art labs and classroom environments.

12 hours total

Required Courses

INSY 6330Six Sigma3
INSY 6800Lean Systems3
Total Hours6

Choose 2 of the following:

INSY 6240Production and Inventory Control Systems3
INSY 6450Simulation-based Planning and Scheduling3
INSY 6830Vehicle Technology and Trends3
INSY 6840Control of the Manufacturing Floor and Processes3
INSY 6850Electronics Manufacturing Systems3
INSY 6860Innovations in Manufacturing Systems3
INSY 7400Applied Discrete-event Simulation Modeling3
INSY 7940Industrial and Systems Engineering Problems1-5
INSY 7970Industrial and Systems Engineering Special Topics1-5
INSY 8970Industrial and Systems Engineering Special Topics1-5

Special Topics/Problems courses require Department Approval and only will count as credit towards the certificate based on the topic of the course. Students cannot take 5xxx and the corresponding 6xxx course and receive credit for both. 

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

GR students who complete INSY 6800 and INSY 6330 with a B average receive the certification.