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This graduate certificate may be pursued on a part-time or full-time basis.


Applicants to all graduate programs at George Mason University must meet the admission standards and application requirements for graduate study as specified in Graduate Admissions. For information specific to the graduate certificate in transportation human factors, see Application Requirements and Deadlines.

Banner Code: LA-CERG-TRHF

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 15

For policies governing all graduate certificates, see AP.6.8 Requirements for Graduate Certificates.

Core Courses

PSYC 530Cognitive Engineering: Cognitive Science Applied to Human Factors3
PSYC 645Research Methods in Human Factors and Applied Cognition3
PSYC 734Seminar in Human Factors and Applied Cognition 13
Total Credits9

Only when aviation-related topic is approved for this certificate by the program director.


Select two electives from the following:6
Directed Reading and Research 1
Advanced Topics in Cognitive Science
Introduction to Air Traffic Control
Judgment and Choice Processing and Decision Making
Total Credits6

Only when topic is approved for this certificate.