Master of Science in Human Factors and Information Design


Program Requirements (30 credits)
Core Courses (9 credits)
HF 700Foundations in Human Factors3
HF 710Managing a User-Centered Design Team 13
HF 725User Experience Leadership and Management 13
HF 750Testing and Assessment Programs3
Human Factors Electives (15 credits)
Select five of the following:15
Localization and the Global Market
Visualizing Information
Information Architecture: User-Centered Design for the World Wide Web
Measuring the User Experience
Special Topics in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
Intelligent User Interfaces
Mobile Design
Emerging Interfaces
Prototyping and Interaction Design
Field Methods
Ethnography of Work for Design
Internship in Human Factors in Information Design
Research Methods for Human Factors
User Experience Thesis
Non-Human Factors Electives (6 credits)
Select two of the following or, with approval of the MSHFID program director, any other graduate course at the 600 level or higher:6
Object-Oriented Application Development
Technology Infrastructure of Information Systems
Global Business Experience (Program fit contingent upon topic and trip)
Business Process Management
Leading Responsibly
Global Business Experience
Argumentation Strategies for Business
Information Management
Leading Effective Work Teams
Leading Change
Leading Technology-Based Organizations
Project Management
Strategic Innovation
Quantitative Analysis for Business
Intermediate Statistical Modeling for Business

Student permitted to take both HF 710 Managing a User-Centered Design Team and HF 725 User Experience Leadership and Management and count one as an elective.