Rochester Institute of Technology

College of Liberal Arts

Engineering Psychology Advanced Certificate

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One Lomb Memorial Drive

Rochester, NY 14623

United States

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585-475-7164

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Engineering Psychology Advanced Certificate

Format: Campus

Program Description:

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.

The Advanced Certificate in Engineering Psychology (ENGPSY-ACT) is a post-baccalaureate certificate that provides the students with core knowledge in the key areas of engineering psychology (3 required courses), as well as an opportunity to study particular topics in greater depth through electives (2 open electives).

An advanced certificate provides students a formal acknowledgment of their knowledge in engineering psychology and credentials for seeking a career in the human factors/ergonomics field.

The Advanced Certificate comprises 15 credit hours of study. There are 3 required courses:

PSYC712–Graduate Cognition; 
PSYC714–Graduate Engineering Psychology; 
PSYC715–Graduate Perception.

Electives

In addition, students choose 2 electives among relevant graduate courses offered at RIT for an additional 6 semester credits from any unit at RIT offering courses relevant to the students’ interests and career aspirations, including but not limited to the following:

  • Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISEE)
  • Human-Computer Interaction (HCIN)
  • Computational Linguistics (ENGL)
  • Computer Science (CSCI)
  • Industrial Design (IDDE)

Accreditation:

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Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid Description: For graduate study, many of the 70 graduate programs offer assistantships. Additionally, more than 9,000 student jobs are available on campus each year.

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Candidates may work with RIT's Financial Aid Office to determine aid eligibility and funding options.

Locale: Large Suburb

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