Bentley's Human Factors in Information Design (HFID) graduate program is an accelerator for successful careers in user experience (UX) research and design, as well as customer experience.
Students master UX research methods, including ethnography, field research, interviews, survey design, and formative and summative usability testing. Students then learn to implement user requirements derived from this research in innovative product design. Graduates with human-centered design skills are sought after by top organizations across a variety of industries, from cutting-edge tech startups, to consumer and medical industries, to the Fortune 500.
|Program Requirements (30 credits)|
|Required Courses (12 credits)|
|HF 700||Foundations in Human Factors||3|
|HF 710||Managing the Experience Design Process 1||3|
|HF 715||Innovation Boot Camp||3|
|HF 725||User Experience Leadership and Management 1||3|
|HF 750||Testing and Assessment Programs||3|
|Human Factors Electives (12 credits)|
|Select four of the following:||12|
|Internationalization and World-Ready Product Design|
|Information Architecture: User-Centered Design for the World Wide Web|
|Measuring the User Experience|
|Special Topics in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)|
|Intelligent User Interfaces|
|Prototyping and Interaction Design|
|Ethnography for Experience Design|
|Internship in Human Factors in Information Design|
|Research Methods for Human Factors|
|User Experience Thesis|
|Non-Human Factors Electives (6 credits)|
|After consultation with the MSHFID program director, select two graduate courses at the 600 level or higher.||6|
Please note: All coursework must be completed within five years.
Please note: Successful completion of Bentley’s UX continuing education certificate program with a grade of B or higher prior to the start of the Master of Science in Human Factors in Information Design program will be honored as 6 elective credits to the Master of Science in Human Factors in Information Design program.