HFE/ENP Career Possibilities

A degree in Human Factors Engineering, Engineering Psychology, or other related fields can lead to a variety of career paths.

Our students have worked in many different industries in many different roles, such as:

What are these career paths?

UI Designer

A UI (User Interface) designer is responsible for designing and creating the visual elements and interactive features of digital products such as websites, mobile apps, and software applications.

UX Designer

A UX (User Experience) designer is responsible for designing and improving the overall experience of a digital product, focusing on factors such as usability, accessibility, and user satisfaction.

Interaction Designer

An Interaction designer is responsible for designing and improving the way users interact with digital products, creating intuitive and engaging experiences through the use of interactive elements and animations.

User Researcher

A User Researcher is responsible for conducting research to gain insights into user behavior, needs, and motivations, to inform and improve the design of digital products.

Service Designer

A Service Designer is responsible for designing and improving the end-to-end service experience, focusing on aligning all touchpoints of the service to meet the needs of the user and the business.

Product Designer

A UI (User Interface) designer is responsible for designing and creating the visual elements and interactive features of digital products such as websites, mobile apps, and software applications.

Usability Researcher

A Usability Researcher is responsible for evaluating and testing the ease of use and effectiveness of digital products, and making recommendations for improvements based on user feedback and data analysis.

Human Factors Specialist

A Human Factors Specialist is responsible for applying scientific knowledge of human behavior and capabilities to the design of systems, products, and environments to optimize performance, safety, and user experience.

For a more detailed description of possible career paths – along with recommended skills, courses, and even some alumni testimonials, check out in-depth guide written by Professor Michael Wiklund.

 

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Chartering Your Course Through the Human Factors Program

 

 

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Chartering Your Course Through the Human Factors Program

 

Relevant Industries

Some other industries where our HFE/ENP students and professors have worked in: ​

Government Services
Military
Transportation
Aviation
Academia
Consulting
Architecture

Private and Commercial Businesses
Digital Marketing
Graphic Design
Electronics
Robotics
Medical Devices and Healthcare

For more specific areas within these industries, check out our Learn about HFE/ENP page, which also goes into detail about HFE/ENP synonyms and relevant fields of study. ​