The National Graduate School of Quality Management

Category: Private institutions with fewer than 10000 enrolled students | State: Massachusetts

About The National Graduate School of Quality Management

The National Graduate School of Quality Management (NGS) is a professional practice institution offering degrees in quality systems management (QSM). The mission of The National Graduate School of Quality Management is to provide educational programs which advance knowledge in the area of Quality Systems Management, to facilitate the codification of QSM best practices, and to create innovative models with significant, enterprise-wide or national significance and application. NGS was founded in 1993 to offer project-based degree programs. Our programs are designed with an accelerated degree format and with class schedules tailored to meet the needs of the working professional.
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Why attend The National Graduate School of Quality Management

NGS has a long history of catering to the unique needs of military students. Members of the military who are deployed overseas are able to earn their degree from NGS through the online degree program. From Pristina, Kosovo to Kodiak, Alaska, NGS students have learned to apply Quality Systems Management techniques to an array of projects that provided substantial process improvement benefits to various military organizations while earning their degrees. NGS has also provided hundreds of military personnel opportunities to quickly address pressing mission-related problems through our Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt Programs online.

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plaeholder-teamBusiness Administration & Management, General

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $13,100 $13,100 $21,300 $21,300
Fees $660 $660 $960 $960
Room N/A N/A N/A N/A
Board N/A N/A N/A N/A
Books $250 $250 $1,200 $1,200
Other Expenses N/A N/A N/A N/A
Totals $14,010 $14,010 $23,460 $23,460
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Signed the VA's Principles of Excellence for serving veterans and service members
  • Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) Funding
  • DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on CLEP exam
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on DSST exam
  • Award college credit for military training and experience according to the ACE recommendation guidelines
  • Provide admissions events or special admissions information sessions customized for prospective students who are military service members
  • Customized student orientation program for military students
  • Mentoring/on-boarding programs for new military students or veterans
  • Tuition discounts specifically for military students
  • Additional scholarships specifically for military students and veterans
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
  • Offers evening programs
  • Offers weekend programs
  • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
  • Explicit commitment to serving the military and veteran community
  • Commitment incorporated into the institution’s mission, vision and values
  • Formal policy in place regarding business conduct and compliance when admitting, educating, advising, and placing military and/or veteran students
  • Academic support/tutoring
  • Academic advising
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Transition Assistance
  • Accommodations for military students with disabilities
  • Full-time veteran counselors or advisors on staff
  • Formal mentoring or advising program in which faculty or staff members who are current or former members of the military mentor students who are military service members or veterans
  • Campus/social networking events planned specifically for veterans?
  • Specialized career guidance counseling or other programs to help military students identify careers to pursue
  • Industry-employer relationship programs available to active duty military students and veterans to assist with post-graduate employment outcomes