Bentley University

McCallum Graduate School of Business

MS in Information Technology


175 Forest Street

Waltham, MA 02452

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - Human Factors in Information Design

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

Top ranked academic program by UX Magazine, the Master of Science in Human Factors in Information Design (MSHFID), is designed for students to learn cutting-edge approaches to product development that integrate the goals of the business and the end-user.

This innovative program is housed within a business school, giving students the unique ability to see the role that design plays in the larger organizational structure. This powerful combination puts MSHFID students in high demand for senior-level positions at leading companies. The campus-based User Experience Center (UXC) provides hands-on research opportunities in the HFID program. The center’s full-time staff of UX professionals provide consulting services to corporate and nonprofit clients around the globe, and graduate students accepted to the Research Assistantship program receive financial support and gain valuable experience by working in the UXC on client projects.

The MSHFID program:

  • Emphasizes human behavior relative to product design, universal accessibility, usability and the user experience
  • Prepares students for careers as an interaction designer, interface designer, information architect, usability engineer or user experience specialist
  • Integrates user-centered design processes in the larger business organization
  • Gives students the opportunity to interact with professionals in diverse organizations



International Student Requirements:

TOEFL minimums: 600 paper, 250 computer,100 Internet IELTS minimum: 7 Also accept the Pearsons Language Test

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 30

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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