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Human-Computer Interaction Certificate

The Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) Certificate is a set of courses that builds knowledge and skills in the design, evaluation, and implementation of interactive computing systems for human use and the study of major phenomena surrounding them.

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Who Should Enroll?

The certificate is open to Northwestern undergraduate students from all schools and departments.

Any Northwestern undergraduate student interested in augmenting their education with a strong understanding of the interaction between humans and computers can pursue the HCI Certificate.

Curriculum & Requirements

Certificate students must complete the following:

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Pathways to Completing the HCI Certificate

Students from all academic backgrounds can pursue the HCI Certificate, and the pathway to earning the certificate is just as unique. Learn about possible pathways to completing the HCI Certificate based on academic background.

How to Enroll

During their sophomore or junior year, interested students can use the McCormick Advising System (MAS) to declare the HCI Certificate. Any Northwestern student can log into MAS with their Northwestern NetID and password.

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