12 months
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1546 USD/credit 47926 USD/year
1546 USD/credit 47926 USD/year
870 USD/credit 26970 USD/year
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About

The MS in Human-Centered Design and Engineering at University of Michigan - Dearborn is a graduate degree designed for students who want to pursue leadership roles in user experience research and design and/or explore, extend, and integrate theoretical and practical issues in design using a human centered approach. 

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Overview

The MS in Human-Centered Design and Engineering at University of Michigan - Dearborn  is an interdisciplinary program offered by the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering in the College of Engineering and Computer Science with the participation of the Department of Behavioral Sciences in the College of Arts, Science and Letters at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Human centered design related jobs are on the rise and appear under various titles, such as user experience designer, user interface designer, interaction designer, usability analyst, and product designer.

Program Goals 

  • Provide knowledge to research, explore, extend, and integrate theoretical and practical issues in design using a human centered approach.
  • Provide students with the ability to function in multidisciplinary teams and develop innovative solutions to real life design problems. 
  • Prepare students for the carrier opportunities in human centered/experience design.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Human Factors and Ergonomics 
  • Human-Computer Interaction for UI/UX Design
  • Information Visualization 
  • Marketing Management 
  • Understanding Customers  
  • Learning and Memory 
  • Biological Foundation of Health Psychology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

31 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The students entering the program should have an accredited undergraduate degree in cognitive science, computer science, art, design, engineering, business, or related areas. 
  • The undergraduate cumulative GPA is a large factor in master’s admission consideration and typically GPA 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) is expected. 
  • Two letters of recommendation, with at least one from a person familiar with the candidate’s academic performance, are also required.  
  • Although not required but an applicant is encouraged to provide a link to their design portfolio. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    47926 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1546 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    47926 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1546 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    26970 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 870 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Dearborn

1000 - 1500 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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