Careers

Human Factors Psychology

There are five major employment areas within the field of Human Factors: 

  • Academics
  • Consulting
  • Government
  • Industrial Development
  • Industrial Research

In this fascinating curriculum, you will study the relationship of people to their work environment. Ergonomics, human behavior and human capabilities are examined with an applied, experimental methodology, using experimental design and statistical analysis. 

Graduates will be prepared for positions as human factors specialists, or to continue their education in graduate school. The Bachelor of Science in Human Factors Psychology is offered at the Florida campus. 

Career Areas

  • Aviation/Manufacturing Safety
  • Cognitive Engineering
  • Ergonomics
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Human Engineering
  • Human Factors Engineering
  • Product Design
  • Psychology
  • Research Science
  • Systems Engineering
  • Technical Specialties
  • Training
  • Usability
  • User Interface Designer

Employers

  • Academic/Educational Institutions
  • Aerospace Industry
  • Airlines/Aviation Industry
  • Automotive Industry
  • Computer Industry
  • Consulting Firms
  • Consumer Product Industry
  • Defense Contractors
  • Design Firms
  • Electronics Industry
  • Government Agencies
  • Insurance Industry
  • Medical Field
  • Military
  • Research Organizations
  • U.S. Government Agencies
  • Utility Companies

Career Development Strategies/Skills

  • Analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Internship/Co-op experience
  • Practical hands-on experience
  • Quantitative methodologies
  • Research methodologies
  • Statistics
  • Survey methods