Human Factors Engineering is the study of the interaction of humans with technology. Our program updates your skills and prepare you for success, whether you’re going into the industry or pursuing further graduate education.
Human Factors is sometimes also referred to as "Engineering Psychology" or "Ergonomics." This is a rapidly growing field with wide engineering and non-engineering applications. Ready for a career move? The Tufts M.S. program in Human Factors Engineering provides a rigorous academic environment for advanced graduate study.
The program offers specialized courses, training, and research opportunities in the human-centered aspects of engineering activities such as:
- Medical devices and systems design
- Product design
- Computer-interface design
- Workplace safety
Applicants are admitted to this program on the basis of their educational qualifications. It is expected that applicants to the Human Factors Engineering program will have an acceptable B.S. in engineering or science. Relevant coursework and research experience may be considered for non-engineering students. It is strongly recommended that the prospective student identify and contact the potential thesis advisor before applying to the program.
- Application Fee
- Personal Statement
- Official GRE scores
- GRE not required for current Tufts undergraduates
- GRE scores may be waived for part-time students with five years of industry experience who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Visit go.tufts.edu/engmasters for complete details. If you believe you are eligible to have the GRE waived based on these requirements, please contact email@example.com with the subject line “Engineering part-time Master's GRE requirement"
- Official TOEFL or IELTS, if applicable
- Three letters of Recommendation
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