Career Paths - Master of Science in Human-Computer Interaction (HCIM)

Our graduates are leading the way in HCI research, industry, and much more!

As technology becomes increasingly integral to our daily lives, there is a growing need for skilled information technology professionals who can create easy-to-use, meaningful technologies for diverse populations. Our graduates are qualified to meet a range of industry and government workforce needs, including user experience designers, user interface developers, technical project managers, and technology evaluators.

Industry, government, and nonprofits all need employees who understand HCI and who have skills in areas including user needs assessment, evaluation of new technologies, and participatory design. These skills are not only applicable to industry; many doctoral programs are looking for master’s students who have a firm grounding in research methods, technology development, and more.

User Experience Designer

Interaction Designer

User Researcher

User Experience Researcher

Information Architect

Visual Designer

User Interface Designer

Usability Analyst 

Product Designer

Google

Capital One

American Airlines

Blackboard

Washingtonian

Cvent

Informatica

CQ Roll Call

Ericsson

Cortina

Lehigh Universities

Deloitte

Microstrategy

Cisco

PBS

Johns Hopkins University

Sentrana

UserWorks

Viget

Interfolio

FutureMakers

eGen Marketing

PayPal

VistaPrint

NIH

Aspera (IBM)

WIT Lingo

Modus Create

Amplify

Citrix

Accela

Broadsoft

Other HCIM alumni chose to pursue doctoral research at the University of Maryland, as well as at prestigious universities like Carnegie Mellon University, Princeton University, and Georgia Institute of Technology.

 

 

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