Massachusetts contains three schools that offer six sigma programs. Northeastern University, the highest-ranking six sigma school in MA, has a total student population of 27,537 and is the 56th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 six sigma schools in Massachusetts, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr), with University of Massachusetts-Lowell as the lowest recorded at only $13,340/yr.
Six Sigma students from Massachusetts schools who go on to become six sigma professionals, data communications analysts, database technicians, database managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,036,450 people working as business operations specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,960. Also, Training and development specialists make on average $55,310 per year and there are about 205,020 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Massachusetts alone, there are 4,790 employed training and development specialists earning an average yearly salary of $61,770. Business operations specialists in this state earn $68,390/yr and there are 17,510 employed.
Also, within the six sigma schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from six sigma, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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