Graduate Certificate in IDT: Human Computer Interaction

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  • 4 courses 
  • Complete in 2 semesters
  • Built for working professionals
  • Begin during Spring or Fall Semesters
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Graduate Certificate

The graduate certificate in Human Computer Interaction explores the cognitive processes as individuals use technology. Our program is unique because rather than focusing on development or design of learning technologies, it centers on the educational psychology principles of human-computer interaction.

As a graduate of this certificate, you could work as a UX designer or evaluation specialist. This certificate program will improve understanding of how people use technology for those working in education, software development, project management and the technology field.  

This program prepares professionals for the following careers:

  • UX Designer
  • Evaluation Specialist

This hybrid (online and in-person) certificate program consists of 4 courses (12-credit hours) that can be completed in two semesters! 

Program of Study

Course Title
IDT 7070 Instructional Design Process I
IDT 7080 Learning Experience Design
COMP 7517/8517 Human/Computer Interaction

One elective chosen from the following courses:

Course Title
COMP 7012 Foundations of Software Engineering
COMP 7720  Artificial Intelligence
COMP 7900  Cyber Ethics
PSYCH 7222 Psychology of Human Memory

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Students in this online degree do not pay out-of-state tuition! Visit the Tuition Estimator> to begin planning your budget for graduate studies (Select eRate under Resident Status).

You can investigate opportunities for scholarships> and financial aid>. Graduate assistantships are occasionally available.