A two page personal statement to apply to UX graduate program that answers the following questions:
- Why you selected this degree program for your next academic agenda
IT is one of the most fast growing industry. with my architecture background. I am interested in how technology interact with people.
2. How this degree ties into your future career goals
future goal is to be connected to the world. Using my knowledge in interaction between technology and people to better our daily life. and IT is one of the most important element to connect with the world nowadays.
3.Relevant past experiences to help application reviewers understand your rationale for applying to this program
My degree, B.A in architecture give me the background on how to design something good and actually works well with people. Architects design to fit people’s use an I think it is similar to UX.
Little more background of myself:
2 years of experience working in the architecture field. Have a BS in architecture. Won design awards.
Following is the program outcome for your reference:
The programâ€™s outcomes are expected to provide a firm foundation that enables graduates to achieve the above program objectives. The Human Factors/Ergonomics Program is designed to produce industrial and systems engineering graduates who:
- Have an ability to apply knowledge of the sciences of human factors and workplace ergonomics.
- Have an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
- Have an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet accepted human factors and workplace ergonomics standards within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety,manufacturability, and sustainability.
- Have an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
Have an ability to identify, formulate and solve human factors and workplace ergonomics problems.
- Have an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
- Have an ability to communicate effectively.
- Have the broad education necessary to understand the impact of human factors and workplace ergonomics solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
- Have a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, life-long learning.
- Have the knowledge of contemporary issues.
- Have an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern human factors and workplace ergonomics tools necessary for industrial and systems engineering practice
Feel free to contact me if you need more info.