Admissions

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.

Policies

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

Banner Code: LA-CERG-APSY

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 15

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

Students pursuing this graduate certificate must choose either a concentration in transportation human factors or a concentration in usability.

Concentration in Transportation Human Factors (TRHF)

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
1

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

Electives

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
1

Only when topic is approved for this concentration.

Concentration in Usability (UBTY)

Core Courses

PSYC 530Cognitive Engineering: Cognitive Science Applied to Human Factors3
PSYC 645Research Methods in Human Factors and Applied Cognition3
Total Credits6

Electives

Select three electives from the following:9
Directed Reading and Research 1
Naturalistic Methods in Psychology
Seminar in Human Factors and Applied Cognition 1
Advanced Topics in Cognitive Science
Web Accessibility and Design
Visual Design and Applications
Instructional Design
Human Computer Interface Design for Teaching and Learning
Total Credits9
1

 Only when topic is approved for this concentration.