Design for Usability Graduate Certificate

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College : Engineering and Computer Science Degree :CRT
Department : Industrial Engineering and Management Systems Option : N/A
Program Websites : http://www.iems.ucf.edu/

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Graduate Certificate in Design for Usability prepares students in the methods of user-centered design usability engineering that can be used to assess and assure usability throughout a product, service or system development cycle.

CURRICULUM

For the Design for Usability certificate, students complete four required courses, for a total of 12 credit hours.
Total Credit Hours Required:
12 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

Required Courses—12 Credit Hours

  • EIN 5248C Ergonomics (3 credit hours)
  • EIN 5251 Usability Engineering (3 credit hours) or EIN 6370 Innovation in Engineering Design (3 credit hours)
  • EIN 6258 Human Computer Interaction (3 credit hours) or EIN 5255C Interactive Simulation (3 credit hours)
  • ESI 6247 Experimental Design and Taguchi Methods (3 credit hours)

Application Requirements

Admission is open to those with a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering or a closely related discipline from a regionally accredited institution. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

In addition, applicants to this certificate must provide: 

Applications are accepted for the fall and spring terms only. 

Application Deadlines

Design for Usability Graduate Certificate *Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
Domestic Applicants

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Jul 15Dec 1

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International Transfer Applicants

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*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.

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