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Online HCI Master’s Curriculum

This plan of study applies only to students enrolled in the 100% fully online HCI MS program.

Semester offering may vary – check the campus registrar for most updated schedule of courses.

Online courses are typically offered in 100% asynchronous mode (noted as WWW on the Registration page), with weekly paced activities, but no synchronous online meetings. At times, online courses may be scheduled in “Hybrid-Distance” mode, which means fully online but with required weekly online meetings at a schedule time. Check mode details when registering for courses.

Recommended course load for online students: If you are a full-time graduate student, we recommend you to take no more than three graduate courses per semester. If you’re already working full-time, we recommend you to take one or two courses per semester. On average, a graduate course of 3 credits requires approximately 9-12 hours of workload per week, including class attendance.

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General Core (15 credits)

Specialized Selectives (15-21 credits)

Additional selectives may become available.

Open Electives (0-6 credits)

Any relevant online course (500 or higher).

Additional electives may become available.