60 months
20460 USD/year
20460 USD/year
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The Human Factors program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is focused on advanced techniques in research with a highly quantitative focus. Embry-Riddle is the only university in the United States to offer undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate programs in Human Factors, which attracts external funded research opportunities.

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At ERAU, students in the Human Factors program learn amid industry experts and gain access to a wide variety of training facilities capable of supporting research program objectives.

ERAU lab facilities include two flight simulators that emulate technically advanced aircraft, simulation of unmanned aerial systems, team performance lab, physiology and color vision lab, and a motion sickness lab.  

The availability of ongoing projects and research across the campus provides students with opportunity for collaborative engagement.

About Human Factors at the Daytona Beach

The objective of this Human Factors program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is to provide highly-qualified students an opportunity to complete a rigorous program in Human Factors, equipping students with advanced knowledge, skills, and techniques in research that are relevant to Human Factors. 

The emphasis in the curriculum is highly quantitative in nature, providing these students with a robust skill set for research development and data analysis. The program focuses on core educational elements of the discipline including sensation, perception, cognition and statistics, with specializations offered in three key research areas: 

  • Aviation/aerospace human factors
  • Medical human factors 
  • Technology-enhanced learning and testing

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Design and Analysis 
  • Multivariate Statistics: Factor Analysis and Data Reduction
  • Ergonomics
  • Human Factors in Systems
  • Human Factors Methods
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Memory and Cognition
  • Human-Computer Interaction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines




84 SCH


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Academic requirements

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English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants to the Ph.D. program in Human Factors must have an overall satisfactory academic record with a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale for their last 60 credit hours of the bachelor degree and have taken the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) within 5 years of application. Applicants must have a minimum score of 300. 
  • The application should include a statement of purpose (two to five pages), official copies of transcripts and three letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

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    20460 USD/year
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Living costs for Daytona Beach

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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