Rochester Institute of Technology

B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences

Human-Computer Interaction, MS


One Lomb Memorial Drive

Rochester, NY 14623

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Human-Computer Interaction, MS

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Human-computer interaction is the "discipline concerned with the design, evaluation and implementation of interactive computing systems for human use and the study of the major phenomena surrounding them"

The program consists of 30 credit hours. The foundation of the curriculum is based on studying the factors that determine interface usability (interaction design, interface design, user research and usability testing) as it applies to a variety of areas, such as science, engineering, industrial design, graphic design, psychology, anthropology, and sociology.



International Student Requirements:

Applicants whose native language is other than English must submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination (or equivalent), with minimum scores of 570 (paper-based), 230 (computer-based), or 88 (internet-based)

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

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.

# of Credits Required: 30

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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