Earn your Black Belt by completing our 11 individual Six Sigma Black Belt certification courses.

Or if you've already completed Yellow or Green Belts, continue on to earn Black Belt with the appropriate additional course:

  1. Already have your Green Belt? Just complete courses SS507, SS508, SS509, SS510, and SS511.
  2. Already have your Yellow Belt? Complete courses SS503 - SS511. 

Professionals certified in Black Belt by Portland State University will have advanced skills to lead Six Sigma quality-improvement projects. Black Belt professionals are qualified for positions that dedicate 100% of their time to Six Sigma project execution.


Minimum Required:  11  Courses
    SS501   Structured Problem Solving
    SS502   Statistically Sound Process Management and Improvement
    SS503   Intermediate and Advanced Statistical Process Control (SPC)
    SS504   Measurement System Analysis (MSA)
    SS505   Intro to Design of Experiments (DOE)
    SS506   Green Belt Exam and Reporting
    SS507   Intermediate Design & Analysis of Experiments (DOE)
    SS508   Project Workshop and Coaching
    SS509   Leading Effective Project Teams
    SS510   Regression Analysis and Hypothesis Testing
    SS511   Black Belt Exam and Reporting