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Online Courses on General Topics

This list represents a sampling of courses on general topics in HF/E that are available through the Internet. This is not intended as a comprehensive list. Programs that offer online courses also are denoted in the HFES Directory of Graduate Programs. See the educational resources review criteria page to view selection criteria for online courses.

If you have any suggestions for content or information to add to this page, please contact HFES.

Auburn University

California State University, Dominguez Hills

California State University, Northridge

Centre Quebecois de Formation Aeronautique

Florida Institute of Technology

  • College of Aeronautics

  • Program Options
    • Offers MS degree with a Human Factors in Aeronautics (HFA) Major completely online.
    • MS degree program includes studies that identify principles of human/machine interaction, design and operation of engineering systems, and both a research domain in cognitive, physiological, and engineering theory with application.

North Carolina State University

Pennsylvania State University

  • Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
    • Human Factors/Ergonomics courses include: Human/Computer Interface Design, Work Design-Productivity and Safety, Experimental Design in Engineering, Discrete Event Systems Simulation, Mechanics of the Musculoskeletal System, Engineering of Human Work, and Engineering of Cognitive Work.

Purdue University

University of Alabama, Huntsville

University at Buffalo, State University of New York

University of Idaho

University of Maryland

  • University of Maryland University College
    • Health Informatics program courses include: Health Information Systems, Geographic Information Systems in Health Surveillance, Information Management for Health Professionals, and Advanced Health Informatics.
      * There are 12 graduate credits that can be applied toward the MPH and PhD degrees.

University of Virginia

  • Department of Systems and Information Engineering

  • Human-Computer Interaction Home Page
    • The department offers Human Computer/Cognitive Systems Engineering ME, MS, and PhD.
      * Some courses are taught through Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program's Distance learning on a rolling basis.
      * Courses are for credit and are viewable from video sites throughout Virginia.

  • Distance Learning courses are taught through the Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program distance learning program on a rolling basis. These courses are for credit and are viewable from video sites throughout Virginia.

  • Degree Programs include: Industrial and Systems Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering (Structural), Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering Physics, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Systems Engineering.

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