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Psychology with an Emphasis in Human Factors

Grand Canyon University

12 months
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530 USD/credit 19080 USD/year
530 USD/credit 19080 USD/year
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About

Human factors psychology is the blending of the disciplines of engineering and psychology. The Master of Science in Psychology with an Emphasis in Human Factors program at Grand Canyon University examines the interactions of humans and technological systems. 

Overview

The end goal is to maximize human well-being and system performance. Human factors psychology graduate programs prepare professionals to improve everyday human experiences and capabilities.

Students examine current knowledge in psychology, sociology and communications to develop a keen understanding of information processing and retention. The rapidly growing subfield of human factors psychology enables professionals to consult on the design and improvement of products, equipment and environments in a way that optimizes human safety and capabilities.

Careers

The Master of Science in Psychology with an Emphasis in Human Factors program at Grand Canyon University prepares students to succeed across a diverse range of fields and industries. Graduates may pursue work in government agencies, the armed forces, universities, research facilities or private corporations.

Human factors psychology specialists often work in a consulting position. Some of the work they may perform can include designing or improving upon navigation systems, consumer products, tools, motor vehicles, military equipment and office technology. 

The objective is to make everyday life safer and more productive for people by enhancing the interaction between humans and technology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Graduate Studies in the Liberal Arts 
  • Contemporary and Ethical Issues in Psychology 
  • Social and Cultural Psychology 
  • Foundations of Human Factors 
  • Sensation and Perception 
  • Graduate Statistics

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.8
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
500

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate applicants may be accepted at GCU with an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or program that has been approved by Grand Canyon University (GCU), with a 2.8 GPA or higher. 
  • If you do not meet the GPA requirement, you may be eligible for admission with a graduate degree from an accredited, GCU-approved college or program and passing test scores: GMAT, GRE.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 530 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    19080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 530 USD per credit during 12 months.

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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