Undergraduate Program

As one of the oldest Human Factors program in America, Tufts University offers students two undergraduate degrees and one minor related to the field:

School of Arts and Sciences

B.S in Engineering Psychology

School of Engineering

B.S in Human Factors Engineering

Minor in Human Factors Engineering

The programs are close-knit and focused, so students get familiar with faculty and make meaningful connections with their peers. At Tufts, students get experience in all aspects of the user-centered design process, graduating with practical skills and a strong foundation in user research and product design.

The programs also provide students the flexibility to pursue diverse interests. Given the interdisciplinary nature of the programs and the liberal arts background of Tufts University, students are exposed to a multitude of topics such as but not limited to:

  • Engineering Forensics
  • Product Design
  • Consumer Psychology
  • Industrial Design
  • Human-Machine System Design
  • Computer Interface Design
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Assistive Technology
  • Medical Technology Development