12 months
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20460 USD/year
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About

The Human Factors program from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University prepares its students to ensure that human-centered concerns, both psychological and physiological, are given due consideration during the design and development processes of systems, products, and work environments.

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Overview

Today’s rapid technological progression demands an in-depth understanding of how systems and people operate together, with an emphasis on minimizing human error in order to improve operational efficiency, effectiveness and safety.

Students will combine learned psychological principles and engineering fundamentals to maximize interaction of humans with machines, as well as human performance issues. Graduates emerge from the program ready for a career in research, analysis, or design.

The Master of Science in Human Factors program from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University offers a distinct focus on the aviation/aerospace industry, while the Master of Science in Human Factors offered at Worldwide Online gives students the option to focus on a Research or Specialist Cognate.

About Human Factors at the Daytona Beach

The science of Human Factors is driving the growth of industries that depend on how humans interact with technology. The Master of Science in Human Factors degree at Embry-Riddle is designed for post-bachelor students who want to advance their learning in the principles of human factors and experimental psychology, including statistical and quantitative procedures, experimental design, and survey methods. The program is designed to prepare graduates for doctoral-level studies while at the same time getting them ready for employment in real-world aviation/aerospace environments. Research, consulting, and internship arrangements are included in the program.

About Human Factors at the Worldwide & Online Campus

The science of Human Factors is driving the growth of industries that depend on how humans interact with technology. The Master of Science in Human Factors is an online program tailored to working professionals who want to better understand the interrelationship between human performance and technology. The degree is focused on application, development, and leadership in a wide variety of industries concerned with human performance, system design and safety. 

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide created the Master's degree in Human Factors degree in response to the challenges of better leveraging humans and machines in the global workforce. The goal is to produce graduates who can lead industries in identifying trends, analyzing requirements, developing strategies, recommending solutions, and recognizing opportunities for innovation in this field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Design and Analysis
  • Ergonomics
  • Human Factors in Systems
  • Human Factors Methods
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Multivariate Statistics: Factor Analysis and Data Reduction

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts sent directly from all colleges and universities attended (bachelor’s degree is required) Official transcripts of any graduate courses attempted.
    • The statement of objectives is an important part of your application. You should give your reasons for wishing to do graduate work in the field you have chosen, incorporating your interests, your background, and your long-term professional goals.
    • Letters of Recommendation - Three Endorser’s Recommendations — two academic and one professional.
    • Resume - A current résumé outlining your past educational and work experiences.
    • GMAT/GRE Scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20460 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    20460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20460 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Worldwide and Online:

Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $648.00

Civilian Cost Per Credit Hour: $773.00

Living costs for Daytona Beach

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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