Human Factors and Ergonomics, M.Sc. | San José State University | San Jose, United States
12 months
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7176 USD/year
7176 USD/year
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About

The Human Factors and Ergonomics MSc program from San José State University introduces students to the discipline concerned with the development and application of human-system interface technology to systems analysis, design, and evaluation. 

Overview

The Human Factors and Ergonomics MSc program from San José State University encompasses human-machine (hardware ergonomics), human-task (workplace ergonomics), human-environment (environmental ergonomics), human-software (cognitive ergonomics) and organizational-machine (macro-ergonomics) interfaces.

Graduates with Human Factors and Ergonomics from San José State University will be able to:

  • apply knowledge of the sciences of human factors and workplace ergonomics.
  • design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  • design a system, component, or process to meet accepted human factors and workplace ergonomics standards within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
  • function on multi-disciplinary teams.
  • identify, formulate and solve human factors and workplace ergonomics problems.
  • understand professional and ethical responsibility.
  • communicate effectively.
  • understand the impact of human factors and workplace ergonomics solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  • engage in, life-long learning.
  • use the techniques, skills, and modern human factors and workplace ergonomics tools necessary for industrial and systems engineering practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Factors/Ergonomics 
  • Human Factors Experiments 
  • Principles and Concepts of Perceptual Motor Learning
  • Design of Experiments 
  • Design and Analysis of Engineering Experiments 
  • Experiment Design for Human Factors Engr
  • Special Problems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • U.S. bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, or the completion of a 4-year bachelor’s degree from a recognized, accredited, and approved institution from a country outside of the U.S. 
  • A 2.5 institutional GPA (from the 0.0-4.0 U.S. grading scale) in the last degree completed, or a 2.5 GPA in the last two years of full time study.
  • Good academic standing at the last institution attended.
  • English Language Proficiency Exam
  • International Coursework and Degrees
  • Submit U.S./Canada Transcripts
  • Submit Test Scores
  • Submit Declaration of Finance Form
  • Submit Bank Letter or Bank Statement
  • Submit Copy of Current Passport
  • Submit Copy of Current Visa
  • Demonstrate an aptitude for advanced professional work in human factors/ergonomics, as measured by instructor appraisals, analysis of previous academic work, or other appropriate means. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • Non-CA Resident tuition includes an additional $396 per unit.

Living costs for San Jose

1740 - 3150 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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