Master On Campus

Human-Computer Interaction and Human Factors

Rice University

24 months
35000 USD/year
35000 USD/year
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The Master of Human-Computer Interaction and Human Factors at Rice University is a full-time 2-year professional master’s program that will expand students’ knowledge of critical concepts and methods in psychology and how to apply those concepts to real-world problems.


In this program, students at Rice University will learn about findings and theories in critical areas of Human-Computer Interaction and Human Factors, learn how to apply those concepts to solve real-world problems, learn how to design empirical studies to complement theoretical approaches, and develop quantitative skills that support these efforts. 

Key Features 

  • Graduates of the program will be well positioned to lead human factors and human computer interaction efforts across a broad range of industries, including IT/telecommunications, health care, defense, e-commerce, and energy.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Advanced Psychological Statistics
  • Computer Applications in Psychology 
  • Foundations of Cognitive Psychology
  • Information Processing and Attention
  • Memory 
  • Psycholinguistics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Form.
  • Official transcripts.
  • Recommendations: Three letters of recommendation from people who are familiar with your scholastic and personal qualities. 
  • CV or Resume: An up-to-date CV or resume is required to apply.
  • Statement of Purpose: A 1-2 page essay that details your educational and research background. Please also include your career goals and why you would be a good fit for our program.
  • Writing Sample: Submit a writing sample from your past work, ideally on a topic relevant to human-computer interaction and/or human factors (e.g., class paper, honors thesis, conference submission, or journal article where you were the lone or primary author).
  • Optional GRE.
  • Fee: An $85 nonrefundable application fee paid online by credit card.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35000 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    35000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35000 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Houston

1067 - 1950 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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