The Master of Science in Psychology with an Emphasis in Human Factors Psychology is a program designed for individuals who desire promotion and/or continued academic exposure in the field of psychology. Human Factors Psychology is the merging of the fields of psychology and engineering. It is the scientific discipline concerned with the understanding of interactions among humans and other elements of a system. This profession applies research, theory, principles, data, and other methods to design in order to optimize overall system performance. This field strives to make technology easier and safer for people to use and to improve everyday life. Areas that Human Factors Psychologist’s specialize in include; human computer interaction, usability, user experience design and product design. Individuals in Human Factors work in a variety of settings including government, all branches of the armed services, universities, and private technology driven companies, specializing in hardware and software product and systems.
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