If you are interested in understanding people—how they think, behave, and interact with other people, technology, or the world around them—in order to improve their personal and professional well-being, then a Bachelor of Science in Psychology or a Bachelor of Science in Human Factors from Michigan Tech is for you.
Both of our undergraduate degree programs provide you with a range of skills that will give you a competitive edge in today’s job market:
- Strong critical-thinking skills
- Strong communication skills
- Experience working effectively in multidisciplinary teams
- The ability to apply psychological research to the workplace and design
- Enhanced interpersonal skills, including cross-cultural understanding
- Insight into human reasoning and decision-making
Skills in understanding the human condition are in demand. If you are intrigued by the inner workings of the psyche, a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Michigan Tech will allow you to mold that curiosity into a meaningful career. Our curriculum is designed to be flexible. You can choose to study psychology in general, or focus in one of three concentration areas: clinical/counseling psychology, social psychology, or cognitive psychology. Explore your interests and design a personalized curriculum to help you meet your specific career goals or prepare to pursue a graduate degree across a range of specialties.
Are you interested in both people and technology? Our Bachelor of Science in Human Factors integrates coursework in psychology, human-centered design, engineering, computer science, and business to prepare you to solve problems where humans and technology intersect. In this program, you'll learn by doing. Real-world projects and research, combined with the ability to customize your degree with one of three concentrations, will make you a competitive candidate in just about any industry. Accelerate your career by earning a human factors master’s degree in just one extra year.