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M.Sc. On Campus

Human Centered Computing

University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

24 months
Duration
23580 USD/year
23580 USD/year
14814 USD/year
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About

The Human Centered Computing program at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) focuses on the design, implementation, and evaluation of interactive information technology systems that are both usable and accessible.

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Overview

Opportunities

The goal of Human Centered Computing program at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)  is an understanding of how humans interact with information technologies and to use this information to improve the lives of those individuals.

The MS program in HCC is an interdisciplinary program that has been training HCC practitioners and researchers since 2007. The program has two tracks: a Practitioner Track for those who wish to become user experience, information architecture, or usability professionals and a Research Track for those who are interested in pursuing a Master’s Thesis and possibly apply to a PhD program. 

Graduates from our program have moved on to be UX directors in both government and industrial positions, and graduates from the research track have joined top HCC PhD research programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graphical User Interface Design & Implementation
  • Fundamentals of Human-Centered Computing
  • Structured Systems Analysis and Design
  • Graphic Design for Interactive Systems
  • Human-Centered Design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate GPA above 3.2.
  • All applicants are expected to read, speak, write, and understand the English language fluently. Those whose native language is not English are required to take a language proficiency test. The only exception to this requirement is for students who have earned a post-secondary degree from an accredited university in the United States. Students who have received post-secondary degrees from a U.S. institution and whose native language is not English may be required to demonstrate proficiency in English.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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    23580 USD/year
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  • National

    23580 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23580 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    14814 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 14814 USD per year during 24 months.

Funding

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