M.S. in Human Factors Engineering
Human Factors Engineering is the study of the interaction of humans with technology. Human Factors Engineering is sometimes also referred to as "Engineering Psychology" or "Ergonomics." This is a rapidly growing field with wide engineering and non-engineering applications.
Our programs update your skills and prepare you for success, whether you’re going into the industry or pursuing further graduate education. Ready for a career move? The M.S. program in Human Factors Engineering provides a rigorous academic environment for advanced graduate study.
The program offers specialized courses, training, and research opportunities in the human-centered aspects of engineering activities such as:
- Medical devices and systems design
- Product design
- Computer-interface design
- Workplace safety
Short on time? A four-course certificate program offers foundational courses in the theory and methods of your area of interest. The Department offers a Certificate in Human Factors in Medical Devices and Systems.