Directory of Programs in U.S. and Canada

HFES invites new listings for master's and doctorate programs in human factors/ergonomics and related fields. To submit a listing for consideration, download the listing form and submit it to HFES Membership Team.    To provide corrections to the current program listings or to suggest a new listing, contact info@hfes.org.

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Using this Directory and How to Apply to Graduate Programs

Programs:

 

Name of Institution

Location

Master's

Doctorate

Accredited by HFES

Arizona State University

Arizona

MS

PhD

No

Auburn University

Alabama

MSIE, MS

PhD

Yes
(January 2020)

Bentley University

Massachusetts

MS

N/A

No

California State University, Long Beach

California

MS

N/A

Yes
(January 2024)

Carleton University

Canada - Ontario

MA

PhD

No

Catholic University of America

District of Columbia

MA

PhD

No

Central Michigan University

Michigan

MS

PhD

No

Clemson University

South Carolina

MS

PhD

Yes
(April 2021)

Colorado State University

Colorado

MS

PhD

No

Cornell University

New York

MS

N/A

No

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Florida

MS

PhD

Yes
(Oct. 2025)

Florida Institute of Technology

Florida

MS

N/A

No

George Mason University

Virginia

Certificate, MA

PhD

Yes
(October 2020)

Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia

MS

PhD

Yes
(March 2024)

Iowa State University

Iowa

MS

PhD

No

Kansas State University Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Kansas

MSIE

PhD

No

Kansas State University Department of Psychological Sciences

Kansas

MS

PhD

No

Louisiana State University

Louisiana

MSIE

PhD

No

Miami University

Ohio

MA

PhD

No

Michigan Technological University

Michigan

MS

PhD

No

Mississippi State University

Mississippi

MS

PhD

No

Montana State University

Montana

MS

N/A

No

New Mexico State University

New Mexico

MS

PhD

No

New York University

New York

MS

PhD

No

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

North Carolina

MS

PhD

No

North Carolina State University Department of Industrial Engineering

North Carolina

MIE, MS

PhD

Yes
(June 2024)

North Carolina State University Department of Psychology

North Carolina

MS

PhD

Yes
(June 2024)

Northeastern University

Massachusetts

MS

PhD

No

Northeastern University Occupational Ergonomics and Health

Massachusetts

MS

 

No

Ohio State University Department of Integrated Systems Engineering

Ohio

MS

PhD

Yes
(November 2024)

Ohio State University Department of Psychology

Ohio

MA

PhD

No

Old Dominion University

Virginia

MS

PhD

Yes
(May 2023)

Oregon State University

Oregon

MS

PhD

No

Pennsylvania State University

Pennsylvania

MS

PhD

No

Purdue University

Indiana

MS

PhD

No

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

New York

N/A

PhD

No

Rice University

Texas

MA

 PhD

Yes
(June 2024)

Rice University

Texas

MHCIHF

PhD (MA earned en route to the PhD)

Yes
(November 2023)

Rochester Institute of Technology

New York

MS

N/A

No

San Jose State University

California

MS

N/A

Yes
(January 2021)

State University of New York Buffalo

New York

MS

PhD

Yes
(September 2019)

Texas A & M Health Science Center

Texas

MPH, MSPH

PhD

No

Texas Tech University Department of Industrial Engineering

Texas

MSIE

PhD

No

Texas Tech University Department of Psychology

Texas

MA

PhD

Yes
(May 2023)

Tufts University

Massachusetts

MS

PhD

No

University of Alabama, Huntsville

Alabama

MA

N/A

No

University of Calgary

Canada - Alberta

MS

PhD

No

University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health/Bioengineering

California

MS

PhD

No

University of California, Berkeley Vision Science Graduate Program

California

MS

PhD

No

University of Central Florida

Florida

N/A

PhD

Yes
(May 2024)

University of Connecticut

Connecticut

MA

PhD

No

University of Florida

Florida

MS

PhD

No

University of Houston

Texas

MIE, MSIE

PhD

No

University of Houston-Clear Lake

Texas

MA

N/A

Yes
(November 2019)

University of Idaho

Idaho

MS

PhD

Yes
(August 2025)

University of Iowa Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Iowa

MS

PhD

No

University of Iowa Heartland Center for Occupational Health and Safety Ergonomics Training Program

Iowa

MS

PhD

No

University of Kentucky

Kentucky

MS

PhD

No

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Massachusetts

MS, PSM

ScD

No

University of Miami

Florida

MS

PhD

No

University of Michigan

Michigan

MS/MSE

PhD

No

University of Minnesota

Minnesota

MA/MS

PhD

No

University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma

MS

PhD

No

University of South Dakota

South Dakota

MA

PhD

No

University of Texas at Austin

Texas

MSIS

PhD

No

University of Texas at El Paso

Texas

MSIE

N/A

No

University of Toronto

Canada -Ontario

MAS

PhD

No

University of Utah

Utah

ME, MPH, MS, MSPH

PhD

No

University of Virginia

Virginia

MS

PhD

No

University of Washington

Washington

MS

PhD

No

University of Waterloo

Canada -Ontario

MAS

PhD

No

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Wisconsin

MS

PhD

No

Virginia Tech

Virginia

MS

PhD

Yes

Wichita State University

Kansas

MA

PhD

Yes
(March 2025)

Wright State University (Department of Psychology)

Ohio

MS

PhD

Yes
(July 2022)


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