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Phone: (800) 838-2580 x 505

BSQSM FAQ’s

What degree will I receive?

NGS offers the Bachelor of Science Degree Completion program in Quality Systems Management (BSQSM.)

How long will it take to complete the program?

NGS offers a one year bachelors degree program. Graduates say they appreciate being able to finish their degree in a workable time-frame.

What makes this program unique?

An emphasis on tangible results in real time. The program provides general, contemporary knowledge for flexibility through systems-based quality, team-based projects and practical applications.

Is The National Graduate School of Quality Management accredited?

Yes, NGS is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. Inquiries regarding the accreditation status by the New England Association should be directed to the administrative staff of the institution.
Individuals may also contact:
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
3 Burlington Woods #100, Burlington, MA 01803
Ph: 855 886 3272
E-Mail: cihe@neasc.org

When do classes meet?

The BSQSM program is delivered online to accommodate working adults. This online program is delivered through the NGS Portal and has a weekly live webinar and set deadlines for assignment deliverables.

Is Financial Aid Available?

Yes, financial aid is available for qualified students. For questions regarding the financial aid process, contact the NGS financial aid office.

What are the admission requirements?

This program is designed as a “bridge” for those who possess an Associate’s degree to earn a bachelor degree. NGS will accept 60 to 75 credits in transfer from an approved college.

To be accepted the following is required:

  • Associate degree transcript of 60-75 cr. or equivalent from an accredited institution that includes General Education courses such as English, Math, Science, Humanities and Fine Arts. The institution’s accreditation must be recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and/or the Council for Higher Education Association (CHEA);
  • The institution’s accreditation must be recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and/or the Council for Higher Education Association (CHEA);
  • Substantive work experience (resume);
  • Two letters of recommendation;
  • Access to and familiarity with computers (including the Internet);
  • An official High School transcript of graduation (waived for those submitting transcripts with an associated degree);
  • Affirm commitment to the academic honor pledge “In the pursuit of the highest standards or academic integrity and accomplishment, I pledge to be honest in all academic endeavors and to perform with the utmost level of academic integrity.”

Can I apply even if I do not have my Associate’s degree?

Yes. NGS will review each student’s official transcripts showing at least 60 or more college-level credits for appropriate lower-level requirements. Students without an Associate’s degree must submit their official high school transcript.

What is the Experiential Learning Portfolio?

It is a compilation of the student’s experiences in work, training, volunteer, and other non-academic activities that qualify for the assignment of upper college-level credit. In essence, it is a student’s autobiography.

Do I take final exams?

No. Students complete an individual or team work-related business project (BBP).

What are the requirements for graduation?

  • Satisfactorily complete the bachelor completion program of study with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0
  • No grade lower than a “D”
  • Receive no more than 2 grades that are “D”
  • 15 NGS experiential learning credits
  • Total credits equal to 120 cr.
  • Have successfully completed the Bachelor’s Research Project
  • All tuition and fees must be paid in full

*Or an additional 15 experiential learning credits for a total of 30 experiential learning credits from complete portfolio assessment.

*Not available in Massachusetts. Not available to Massachusetts residents.