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UX Magazine has named Bentley University’s Human Factors in Information Design (HFID) program top academic program in its 2016 UX Magazine Awards.

Today's students require a flexible learning experience. Strictly online courses sometimes struggle, but hybrid models, or "extended classrooms," outfitted with video cameras, ceiling-mounted student microphones with digital processors and smartboards show impressive results.

After noticing the need for improvements in the Boston Public School district transportation system, Bentley's User Experience Graduate Association (UXGA) and Human Factors in Information Design graduate students Rachel Graham and Nicole Gerhard decided to host a "hackathon" to help come up with innovative ways to make time spent riding the bus more engaging and productive for every Boston Public School student.

As an undergraduate, Latoya Hall HFID ’16 studied Design and Visual Communication at San Francisco State. While spending part of her senior year abroad at Brunel University of West London, she learned the value of incorporating ergonomics and human factors into the design process.

How Bentley HFID students applied user experience design (UX) to help the USDA’s National School Lunch Program.

For Neeta Goplani, experience design is a puzzle combining creativity and business.

Value Colleges ranks the Master of Science in Human Factors in Information Design (MHFID) program at Bentley University #14, citing the strength of its curriculum and emphasis on helping students with career planning.

Interested in a career in technology? The best way to start is with a master’s degree—but how do you know which program to choose? This will help you decide.

With a background in new media and information technology, Allie Miller was looking for a graduate program that blended product design and research with advanced theory into human behavior.

Wondering how to get a career in technology? Find out how these grads got their jobs and what they learned along the way.

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