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Human-Centered Design and Engineering 

University of Michigan - Dearborn

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
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1437 USD/credit
1437 USD/credit
810 USD/credit
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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

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

31 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
84
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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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

  • International

    1437 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1437 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1437 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1437 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    810 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 810 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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