Human Systems Integration Certificate

Certificate #262

Est.imated Completion Time: 12 months

Starts: Fall

Subspecialty Code: 4600L

Program Area: Data Science and Decisions

POC: Program Manager

Modality: Distance Learning


The Human Systems Integration Certificate program is a distance learning, graduate-level, non-degree program designed to enable acquisition professionals, program managers, engineers and scientists of the DoD to effectively implement Human Systems Integration (HSI) as required by the DoD. Students will learn the fundamentals in applying usability assessments, modeling, optimization, and decision making to demonstrate cost-benefit trade-offs for technical, cost, and schedule modifications in systems acquisition.

Courses required

Course Details
Course 1 OA3411
Course 2 OA3412
Course 3 OA3413
Course 4 HSI Track
  • OA4414
Systems Engineering Track
  • SE3211
  • SE3212


  • Two or more pre-calculus courses with B or better average
  • Completion of DAU ACQ 101 and ACQ 201A

Learning Outcomes

The goal of the Human Systems Integration Certificate Program is to acquaint HSI practitioners, HSI domain practitioners, Program Managers, Systems Engineers, Logisticians, and other Acquisition Professionals in the policies and processes for conducting HSI in DoN, DoD, and other Federal Agencies.

Application Information

Applications are handled by the NPS Admissions Office. Please visit the admissions website or contact them at

Tuition & Service Obligation

For information regarding tuition, please contact the NPS Tuition office at, or contact this offering’s POC at

For information regarding service obligation, please visit the Admissions Office’s Eligibility/Service Obligation page.

Other Information

The program consists of four online courses taken over a 12-month period. The course content and projects address problems of interest to the DoD.

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Academic Calendar

  •  09 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter last day of classes

  •  13 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter final examinations begin

  •  15 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter final examinations end