Educational Resources

HFES Educational Resources

This section of the HFES Web site, developed as a result of the Education and Training Committee's Educational Resource Project (ERP), provides free resources, tips, and links to aid members and nonmembers in educating and training themselves and others about the human factors/ergonomics (HF/E) field. 


Definitions of HF/E

Syllabi, Courses, and Programs:

List of graduate programs

List of undergraduate programs

Online courses on general topics in HF/E


Explore the Possibilities: Pursue a Career in Human Factors/Ergonomics

Advising Undergraduates For Graduate School In Industrial-Organizational Psychology And Human Factors

Textbooks for introductory HF/E courses


Standards Web sites that are useful for teaching


Maintaining Agility in the Human Factors/Ergonomics Job Marketplace Webinar

Student and Other Award Competitions



HFES 2017 Salary and Compensation Survey

Accreditation of Graduate Programs in HF/E:

Information for Universities with Human Factors/Ergonomics Graduate Programs that Wish to Apply for HFES Program Accreditation

Other Resources:

Copyright and Plagiarism Guidelines

Links to U.S.-Based Scientific Membership Organizations in Related Fields

Please contact HFES if you have suggestions regarding content that should be considered for inclusion in the Educational Resources section.