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Online Bachelor of Science in Quality Systems ManagementONLINE BACHELOR'S DEGREE

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James Aiken - 2019 NECB DBA-QSM Graduate

Why Choose New England College of Business?

New England College of Business has been educating successful finance and business professionals for over 100 years. Our online learning platform is ideal for today’s busy working adult. We understand the need for access to high-quality online degrees and provide programs that are:


Lowest tuition among all private four-year colleges in New England (U.S. Department of Education College Affordability and Transparency Center, 2011-2017).


Courses are 100% online, allowing you to study anytime and anywhere.


Career-focused coursework is led by faculty with real-world experience.


Our degree programs are regionally accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).


Our interactive online learning environment was recognized with a 2014 Gold Award for Best Practices (USDLA) and the ACHE Award for Creative Use of Technology, and our degree programs are consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report.

Hands-on training in small classes Hands-on training in small classes

As the business environment becomes increasingly competitive, organizations that invest in a quality systems management program could improve their products and services, enhance customer service and gain an advantage through higher productivity and increased revenue.

The BSQSM program at New England College of Business emphasizes competency-based education, focusing on both theory and application. Students can acquire the critical knowledge and skills to analyze business practices, create comprehensive plans focused on tangible return on investment and measure the effectiveness and efficiency of these plans. Because many of BSQSM students are working in their field, they are better able to understand, integrate and apply what they learn to their workplaces, both immediately and over the lifespan of their careers.

What You Will Learn in the Online Bachelor of Quality Systems Management Degree Program

The curriculum for the online quality systems management bachelor’s degree is designed to prepare graduates to analyze business practices, create comprehensive plans focused on tangible return on investment and measure the effectiveness and efficiency of these plans. The in-depth, online business courses are designed to equip graduates to:

  • Communicate effectively and engage participants in key projects
  • Operate effectively and contribute to process improvement within team dynamics
  • Define process-based problems and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Identify and collect baseline data with respect to current process performance
  • Analyze current process performance data and determine best practices
  • Recommend appropriate options for improvement and support the development of pilot solutions and implementation plans
  • Determine performance measures and reviews necessary to monitor/control the improved process

For a complete list of courses, download the BSQSM curriculum worksheet. You may also view full course descriptions here.

Is the Bachelor of Quality Systems Management Right For You?

This online QSM degree program is designed for individuals who may or may not already have a position related to quality systems management. This expertise is often needed in both the public and the private sector, in fields like healthcare, hospitality, finance, higher education, manufacturing, the military and government.

Most of our students are working adults who recognize New England College of Business as a good fit for its convenience and flexibility. Sixty-three percent of them are employed at organizations that have a Corporate Partner relationship with New England College of Business.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition costs are based on your commitment to enroll and complete 18 credit hours (6 courses) per 12-month period. You will need to complete 40 courses for a bachelor's degree.

Tuition Cost Per Course* Total Program
General Public $1,455 $58,200
Partners $1,085 $43,400
Additional Fees
Fees Cost
Undergraduate Application $50 (one time)
eResources $85 per course

*All prices are subject to change. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for the most up to date pricing.

Withdrawal and Refund Policy

Please refer to the Academic Catalog for withdrawal and refund policy information.

Admission Requirements

Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our 6 undergraduate sessions*. You can apply at any time and get a decision within days of submitting all required materials. To apply, simply contact an admission representative, who can help you explore financial options. Your admission representative can also walk you through the application process, which involves completing a graduate application and providing undergraduate transcripts.

* Not all programs are available during all sessions. See exceptions.


Jay Beirne, Faculty

Jay Beirne

Administrative DBA Dean; Program Chair, BSQSM, MSQSM
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Dr. Steven Borchert, Faculty

Steven Borchert

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Ernest (Ernie) Ehlinger, Faculty

Ernest Ehlinger

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Jere Ferguson, Faculty

Jere Ferguson

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Howard Hall, Faculty

Howard Hall

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Mountasser Kadrie, Faculty

Mountasser Kadrie

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Ronald Kaufman, Faculty

Ronald Kaufman

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Alvin Keen, Faculty

Alvin Keen

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Jack Kovalcik, Faculty

Jack Kovalcik

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Christy Leite, Faculty

Christy Leite

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Dr. Patricia Murrin, Faculty

Patricia Murrin

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Dr. Steve Myers, Faculty

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