Software Quality Assurance

Next class starts: January 8, 2024

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Registration Eligibility: Adults & High School Seniors

Adults and high school seniors, ages 16 and older. Learn more.

Transfer Credit Opportunity

Credit hours for completing this program can be transferred to UVU and USU. Learn more.


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The Software Quality Assurance program covers all aspects of software quality assurance, from manual testing to automated testing, performance testing, API testing, and database management. The program is designed to provide students with a deep understanding of software quality assurance principles, techniques, and tools, and to equip them with the skills required to ensure the delivery of high-quality software products.

This program is eligible for Financial and Veterans Aid! Learn more

For more information, contact the Program Lead.

Adults and high school student seniors who are age 16 and older.

Registration for the 2023-2024 school year opens April 20, 2023 at 8:00 am online on the MTECH Student Portal and remains open until classes are full. It is recommended to create your MTECH Student Portal account in advance.

  • High school students should coordinate with their high school counselors prior to registration.
  • Students must satisfy the entrance requirements with the testing center.

Fall 2023Lehi Trades & Technology2088/15/202312/22/20237:30 AM10:30 AMMonday – Friday
Fall 2023Lehi Trades & Technology2088/15/202312/22/202311:30 AM2:30 PMMonday – Friday
Spring 2024Lehi Trades & Technology2081/8/20245/21/20247:30 AM10:30 AMMonday – Friday
Spring 2024Lehi Trades & Technology2081/8/20245/21/202411:30 AM2:30 PMMonday – Friday
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Total hours: 300

Course Descriptions
Course NameCourse HoursCourse CreditsTuition ($120/credit)Course FeesIndustry Exam Fees
Introduction to Quality Assurance903$360.00$10.00$0.00
Databases and SQL Queries301$120.00$0.00$0.00
Performance and API Testing602$240.00$0.00$0.00
Automated Testing1204$480.00$0.00$0.00
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Registration Fee:$40.00
Application Fee:
Required Materials:$8.80
Industry Exam Fee:$0.00
Student Fees:$10.00
Tuition/Fees Subtotal:$1,250.00
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Total Cost of Required Materials$8.80
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  • MTECH Program Certificate in Software Quality Assurance

At MTECH, you will join an exclusive group of graduates who benefit from a commitment to excellence shared by everyone at the school. From instructors who deliver a relevant, industry-driven curriculum to academic counselors focused on ensuring you have the tools you need to succeed, we all share the same goal: your success as a student.


Program length
4 months
Total cost
Lehi Trades and Tech Building
Program length
4 mos
Total cost
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Course Descriptions

Introduction to Quality Assurance
The Introduction to Quality Assurance course is designed to provide an overview of software quality assurance and its role in the software development process. The course will cover the fundamentals of manual QA, including test plan creation, test case design, and defect management. The course will introduce students to common tools used in software quality assurance, such as bug tracking systems, version control systems, and automated testing tools. By the end of the course, students have an understanding of software quality assurance principles and practices.
Databases and SQL Queries
The Databases and SQL Queries course aims to equip students with an understanding of database management systems and SQL (Structured Query Language). Students learn how to create, maintain and manipulate databases, as well as how to write SQL queries to extract, modify and analyze data. The course covers a range of topics including data modeling, database normalization, indexing, data integrity, and data security.
Performance and API Testing
The Performance and API Testing course focuses on testing the performance and functionality of software applications. Students learn how to evaluate the speed, scalability, stability, and reliability of software systems, as well as how to test their API (Application Programming Interface) endpoints. The course covers a range of topics including load testing, stress testing, spike testing, and endurance testing, as well as API testing tools and techniques.
Automated Testing
The Automated Testing course focuses on the development and implementation of automated testing strategies and tools for software applications. Students learn how to design, develop and execute automated tests for software applications, including unit tests, integration tests, and end-to-end tests. The course covers a range of topics, including test automation frameworks, scripting languages, continuous integration, and best practices in automated testing.