human-factors College of Design

Human Factors and Ergonomics



Master of Science, Plan C Degree

Total credit hours: 30 major course credits total


Major Course Requirements:

  • Psy 8814 & 8815: Analysis of Psychological Data (effective Fall 2014 admission)
  • 3 credits in Statistics (prior to Fall 2014 admission)
  • 3 credits in Experiment Design (prior to Fall 2014 admission)
  • 3 credits in Human Factors Foundations
  • 3 credits in Physical Human Factors
  • 3 credits in Cognitive Human Factors
  • Research Ethics Training
  • 2 classes of at least 3 credits each with a project comprising 50% of the coursework. Here is the list of approved classes for this requirement.

The balance of credits may come from any category on the course list. To ensure students receive interdisciplinary exposure to multiple perspectives, they must select courses (excluding statistics and experiemental design courses) from at least three different departments.


Research Ethics Requirement

All graduate students must receive training in the ethical conduct of research.


Planning Document for Master of Science Plan C


Final Exam
There is no final examination.



Human Factors and Ergonomics
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St. Paul, MN 55108
(612) 624-9700
fax: (612) 624-2750

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