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Human-Centered Computing

Program Description

Human-Centered Computing is the discipline that explores human interaction with information technologies and the use of these technologies to improve lives. The program focuses on the design, implementation, and evaluation of interactive information technology systems that are both usable and accessible.

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Degrees Offered:

Ph.D.
M.S.

Tracks/Concentrations:  N/A

Department: Information Systems

Part-Time or Full-Time:  Full-time, Part-Time

Online or On Campus:  On Campus

Admissions Requirements

Ph.D.: GRE General Test or GMAT required
Should have or be willing to acquire the necessary competence in statistical analysis and experimental design

M.S.: Majority of students have GPA well above 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; GRE General Test not required.

Term of Admission: Fall and Spring

Application Deadlines:

M.S.: May 1  and October 1
Ph.D.: February 1 and September 1

Contact Us

Main Contact Info:  410-455-2650 (UMBC)

Graduate Program Director:

Amy Hurst, hcc-gpd@umbc.edu

Graduate Program Coordinator:

Shannon Keegan, 410-455-2650, keegan@umbc.edu

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