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Human Computer Interaction, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #751 (QS) Newark, NJ, United States
The first fully accredited program of its kind in New Jersey, the Department of Information Systems continues to be a cutting-edge example of NJIT’s long history of innovation and digital communication. The Human Computer Interaction program is offered by New Jersey Institute of Technology.
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Overview

The Human Computer Interaction program is offered by New Jersey Institute of Technology.  Its state-of-the-art curriculum, hands-on application designed focus, solid career preparation for project management and business application leadership provide students with the opportunity to research alongside distinguished professors and scholars who are experts in their fields and eager to create, disseminate and apply fundamental knowledge at the intersection of people, information and computing technology. 

Business and information systems and Web and information systems degrees are offered  at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and there are two rigorous research tracks at  the Ph.D. level—data-intensive research and human-centered computing—all taught by a talented award-winning faculty, which have received highly competitive grants, won best  paper awards, written books and published extensively in very selective journals.

Key Facts

One of the nation’s leading public polytechnic universities, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) prepares students to be leaders in the technology-dependent economy of the 21st century.  

Accreditation

The Human Computer Interaction program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    129 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Computers, Society and Ethics
  • Prin Of Psychology
  • Color and Composition
  • Design Fundamentals
  • 3-D Design Fund
  • Intro To Drawing
  • Discovering User Needs to Enhance User eXperience
  • Stat Meth Cog & Beh
  • Cognitive Processes
  • Computing and Effective Communication
  • Database Design Management and Applications
  • Usability & Measuring UX
  • Human Factors
  • Human Factors/Ergonomics
  • Perception

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • All students who apply to NJIT must submit an official high school transcript in English. When evaluating your application for undergraduate admission, we are interested in understanding how you challenged yourself relative to the curriculum that was available at your school and the trends in your performance—especially your grades in math, science, and English.
  • Your completed coursework should include English Composition, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Chemistry and Physics. We also consider the GPA that is indicated on your high school transcript. We look for students in the top 25 percent of their class. For schools that don't use a ranking system, we consider a 3.0 GPA or higher to be equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30160 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30160 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    14448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14448 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Newark

  • 935 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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