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Human Systems Integration, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
, CA,
The Human Systems Integration program at the Naval Postgraduate School is an interdisciplinary program that emphasizes human considerations as a priority in systems design and acquisition, to reduce life cycle costs, and improve total system performance. 


The Human Systems Integration program at the Naval Postgraduate School as been divided into several distinct domains that include human factors engineering, manpower, personnel, training, human survivability, health hazards, system safety, and habitability. 


HSI is based on the understanding that people (operators, maintainers, and support personnel) are critical elements of the system and that a human-centered design perspective promotes system effectiveness, safety, and cost savings. This degree will provide students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to be effective leaders in the assessment, design, testing, and management of a total human machine system throughout its life cycle.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Communication for Managers
  • Introduction to Human Systems Integration
  • Individual Performance & Personnel Considerations
  • Statistics and Design of Experiments
  • Survivability, Habitability, Environmental Safety, and Occupational Health
  • Macroergonomics and Organizational Behavior in Human Systems Integration

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree with above-average grades is required. Students without these quantitative prerequisites will be accepted in cases where their undergraduate records indicate that they are exceptional students and there are other indicators of potential. 
  • An academic profile code (APC) of 335 is required for the resident program, and 345 for the distance learning program.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Monterey

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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