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Graduate Certificate in
Human Factors

Students pursuing this certificate are equipped to analyze human performance and limitations in a range of situations, and they also earn 12 graduate-level credits.

The Human Factors graduate certificate gives a competitive edge to its graduates by equipping practitioners and researchers to critically analyze human performance capabilities, limitations, and errors across a wide array of industries and applications. With rapid advances in science, technology, and applications in automation, robotics, artificial intelligence, and virtual/augmented reality, sociotechnical interfaces are becoming increasingly more complex.

This trend emphasizes the need to optimize the interaction between humans and systems, to enhance safety, security, performance, usability, and satisfaction.


About Human Factors at the Worldwide & Online Campus

The multidisciplinary curriculum is for working professionals, as is evidenced by the flexibility of the online platform and highly relevant content, applications, and assessment protocols.

In addition to the certificate, students earn 12 graduate-level credits,

which can go towards a master’s degree at Embry-Riddle. This program leads students towards the online Master of Science in Human Factors degree by taking 18 additional graduate credits, or 21 additional credits for the thesis option.


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