48 months
39216 USD/year
39216 USD/year
37344 USD/year
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The Bachelor of Science in Human Factors Psychology at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is designed for students who want to create and improve products, equipment, machines, and environments (including virtual) to compliment human capabilities and maximize performance and safety.

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Because the field of human factors is vital to successful product and system design, there is great diversity among the industries in which human factors professionals establish their careers. 

Because Embry-Riddle is closely associated with the aviation/aerospace industry, many of our graduates launch their careers within these industries. Other career paths include employment within tech organizations, such as Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft, top gaming organizations, and healthcare.

The technological aspect of nearly all the programs at Embry-Riddle puts students in an environment where they can develop and test the skills they learn. Many advances that have entered mainstream society have come from aviation and aerospace, where human factors holds a key role.

Students of the Human Factors Psychology program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University are educated in content and techniques of human factors research, including statistical and quantitative procedures, experimental design, survey methods, computer techniques, and other research methodologies.

About Human Factors Psychology at the Daytona Beach

Students fascinated with the challenges involved in optimizing the performance of both humans and their technology would fit into the Bachelor of Science in Human Factors Psychology degree program. In this program, students learn how to integrate an understanding of human psychology with systems design to help create technologies that are more intuitive to use and make people more effective. Thus graduates enter the workplace as human factors specialists prepared to help make this increasingly technology-driven world more human-friendly.

About Human Factors Psychology at the Prescott

The Bachelor of Science degree in Human Factors Psychology, housed in the Department of Behavioral & Social Sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences, emphasizes human behavior, ergonomics, and human capabilities. This program equips students with the capacity to design, conduct, and apply human factors research to the design of simple and complex systems. The goal of the program is to educate and graduate professionals who are able to begin immediate employment as human factors specialists or to continue their education in graduate school.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Mass Communication Law and Ethics
  • Aviation and Aerospace Communication
  • Environmental Communication
  • Media Relations 
  • Communication and Organizational Culture
  • Visual Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for admission and $50 application fee 
  • Official Transcript
  • All international students must provide a copy of his or her valid passport for immigration purposes. The passport must be valid for at least six months of the semester to which the student is applying.
  • We suggest you submit two letters of recommendation.
  • Proof of Funds - required for student visa purposes ONLY
  • English Language Requirement
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    39216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39216 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    39216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39216 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    37344 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37344 USD per year during 48 months.

Prescott tuition: $39,116/year

Living costs for Daytona Beach

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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