Domestic Placement Rate*
95% employed within 3 months of graduation. Based on 85% survey response rate.
Percent of Part Time students in this program
31 Yrs Old
Percent of Domestic Students in this program
Gain Skills Like
User research / Interaction design / Experience design & innovation / Usability testing / Mobile design and prototyping / Information architecture
For Careers Like
UX researcher / Interaction designer / UX designer / Senior usability specialist / User experience manager
Overall average starting salary
Top Employers Hiring Our Graduates
We rely on Bentley students because of their diverse business education and work ethic.
The Masters in Human Factors is a 10-course program including three core human factors courses, five electives, and two Business electives. California students can choose to take four of their courses at our satellite campus in San Francisco, five courses online and one at Bentley’s User Experience Center on campus in Waltham.
Students have the option to take either HF 710 or HF 725 as part of their three core course requirements.
Note: Please review the current course catalogue for the full list of available electives.
HF700 | Foundations in Human Factors
HF710 | Managing a User-Centered Design Team
HF715 | Innovation Boot Camp (For California Program Only)
HF725 | User Experience Leadership and Management
HF750 | Testing and Assessment Programs
CS603 | Object-Oriented Application Development
CS607 | Technology Infrastructure of Information Systems
GBE790 | Global Business Experience
GR602 | Business Process Management
GR603 | Leading Responsibly
HF720 | Localization and the Global Market
HF730 | Visualizing Information
HF740 | Information Architecture: User-Centered Design for the World Wide Web
HF751 | Measuring the User Experience
HF755 | Special Topics in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
HF760 | Intelligent User Interfaces
HF761 | Mobile Design
HF765 | Emerging Interfaces
HF770 | Prototyping and Interaction Design
HF780 | Field Methods
HF785 | Ethnography of Work for Design
HF790 | Internship in Human Factors in Information Design
HF795 | Research Methods for Human Factors
HF800 | User Experience Thesis
IDCC711 | Argumentation Strategies for Business
IPM652 | Information Management
MG632 | Leading Effective Work Teams
MG635 | Negotiating
MG645 | Leading Change
MG646 | Leading Technology-Based Organizations
MG651 | Project Management
MG652 | Strategic Innovation
ST625 | Quantitative Analysis for Business
ST635 | Intermediate Statistical Modeling for Business
Paying For Your Education
Rated the #4 Masters Program in Return on Investment by Payscale, a Bentley Graduate Education is a smart investment in you. With available merit and financial aid, Bentley works with qualified applicants to help finance their education.
Cost Per Course
Total Tuition Based on 10 courses
Other Fees & Expenses
On Campus Employment
Students can apply for salaried, on-campus jobs through the Office of Student Employment.
*$139,425 Average total merit aid awarded each year
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Find Yourself At Bentley
To create a thriving population of students with a wide range of life and work experiences, Bentley considers the entirety of candidates’ applications including prior work experience, test scores, learning objectives, and other factors as we determine admissions decisions.
Application Fee / Transcripts / Resume / 2 Essays / GMAT or GRE Scores (GRE scores may be waived for applicants who have successfully completed a master’s degree in a relevant area) / TOEFL/IELTS Scores for International Students (may be waived for qualified students) / Interview (required with some programs, suggested for others) / Two Letters of Recommendation
Applications are accepted October 1st through August 1st for Fall entry on a rolling basis.
Applications are accepted September 1st through January 1st for Spring entry on a rolling basis.