About the Program
The Master of Science in Psychology, Human Factors emphasis is a research- heavy program that examines why people do things the way they do. Exploring where evolution of technology and user experience (UX) intersect and how the overlap can improve product design and delivery, this human factors degree program blends traditional psychology disciplines with modern-day engineering principles. Through coursework and research, students seek to understand and improve how people engage with technology and products and examine this relationship within the context of mental health, human interactions and development, drug addiction, the workplace and consumer behavior.
Students who have finished this degree program work as researchers and user-experience engineers. Opportunities exist in business, management, human services, and web and product design, with the goal of refining everyday human systems, interaction and capabilities.
Psychology M.S take the following courses, take 3-27 credits3 - 27 creditsPsychology CorePSYC444 - Sensation & Perception3 creditsPSYC446 - Engineering Psych3 creditsPSYC512 - Research Methods3 creditsPSYC513 - Advanced Research Methods3 creditsPSYC509 - Human Factors in Engr Design3 creditsPSYC552 - Ergonomics/Biomechanics3 creditsPSYC561 - Human-Computer Interaction3 creditsPSYC562 - Advanced Human Factors3 credits
* Please note that you must meet with an advisor each semester in order to verify degree completion time as well as online course offerings for the program requirements.