Suzanne M. Bamonto, Ph.D.
|Program Available Online?||No|
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Priority deadline - COMPLETE applications that are received by this date are given priority consideration for admission and financial aid (if applicable). Applications received after the priority deadline will be considered on a space-available basis.
Rolling - There is no specific deadline for applications; applications will be accepted and reviewed throughout the year until the program reaches capacity.
The advanced certificate in engineering psychology provides students with core knowledge in the key areas of engineering psychology, as well as an opportunity to study particular topics in greater depth through electives. The advanced certificate provides students with formal recognition of their knowledge in engineering psychology and establishes a credential for seeking a career in the human factors/ergonomics field. The certificate consists of five courses. Students must earn at least a B in each course. Students enrolled in the MS degree in experimental psychology can be awarded the advanced certificate by taking the required courses as part of their master's program.
|Course||Sem. Cr. Hrs.|
|PSYC-714||Graduate Engineering Psychology||3|
|PSYC Elective or Institute Elective*||6|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||15|
* Any graduate level course except PSYC/SPSY-640, 642.
The following electives may be chosen. With approval of the advanced certificate coordinator, other relevant graduate courses may also be chosen as electives.
|HCIN-610||Foundations of Human-Computer Interaction|
|HCIN-620||Information and Interaction Design|
|HCIN-700||Current Topics in Human-Computer Interaction|
|HCIN-705||Topics in Human-Computer Interaction for Biomedical Informatics|
|HCIN-715||Agent-based and Cognitive Modeling|
|HCIN-720||Designing User Experiences for Internet-enabled Devices|
|HCIN-722||Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices|
|HCIN-730||User-Centered Design Methods|
|HCIN-735||Collaboration, Technology, and the Human Experience|
|ISEE-731||Advanced Topics Human Factors|
|ISEE-732||Systems Safety Engineering|
|PSYC-716||Graduate Social Psychology|
To be considered for admission to the advanced certificate in engineering psychology, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:
Students may meet the prerequisite requirements either by taking the designated prerequisite courses at RIT, by having sufficient background from their undergraduate education, or if prerequisite requirements are explicitly waived by the course instructor.
Information regarding costs and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code and occupational profiles for this program can be viewed at www.rit.edu/emcs/financialaid/gedt/2017-2018/engineering-psychology.html.
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