Begin a New Career in Quality Assurance Management!

The Quality Assurance Management for Medical Devices Program prepares students for an entry-level job within the medical device industry.  This program provides detailed training on the standards and regulations of medical devices. If you are detailed-oriented, love to read and write, and are good at problem-solving, this career path is for you!

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Medical devices are a growing industry sector that is regulated by strict and evolving FDA standards that require trained employees to understand and enforce quality control measures. Quality Assurance and Control Specialists develop procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, review and evaluate testing protocols, conduct quality systems audits, and implement timely follow-up and corrective actions.

Career Highlights and Opportunities

  • English language proficiency – reading, writing, and speaking skills usually at or above an ESL (English as a Second Language) Intermediate High level
  • Problem-solving – the ability to notice a problem and figure out the best way to solve it
  • Adaptability/flexibility
  • Active listening – the ability to listen to others, not interrupt, and ask good questions
  • Quality Control Inspectors
  • Quality Assurance Specialists
  • Quality Compliance Specialists
  • Quality System Auditors
  • Quality Associates
  • Data Entry Associates
  • Manufacturing Assemblers/Operators

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What do I receive when finished and how long does it take?

    Students who complete the Quality Assurance Management of Medical Devices Program will receive a certificate. The program can be completed in as little as eight (8) months.

  • How much does it cost?

    The Quality Assurance Management of Medical Devices courses are tuition-free. However, students are responsible for covering the cost of textbooks, software, course supplies, and a parking pass. Your course instructor(s) will provide an estimate for the cost of required textbooks, software, and course supplies during your first course meeting.

  • What are the jobs and how much do they pay in California?

    Career opportunities include Quality Control Inspectors, Quality Assurance Specialists, Quality Compliance Specialists, Quality Systems Auditors, Quality Associates, Data Entry Associates, and Manufacturing Assemblers/Operators.

    • Average Hourly Wage: $29.00 to $32.00

    Note: Salary and employment outlook is for Orange County, CA, and will vary depending on skill, experience, employer, and geographic location.