Medical and Healthcare Simulation

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admissions Requirements: Bachelor's degree or higher
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate
Number of Credits to Completion: 19.0
Instructional Delivery: Online, Campus
Calendar Type: Semester
Expected Time to Completion: 1.5 years
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible

Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 51.11999
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 11-9121

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Medical and Healthcare Simulation offers a sample of courses from the Master of Science in Medical Science (MSMS) degree program. A minimum of 19.0 credits must be completed over the part time curriculum. The 19.0 credits toward the certificate requirement must be completed within three years. Individuals who later decide to matriculate in the full MSMS program will be given MSMS degree credit for courses successfully completed.

Program Requirements

Required Courses
MSMS 501SSimulation Curriculum and Design I3.0
MSMS 506SDebriefing in Simulation3.0
MSMS 701SSimulation Laboratory Practicum I4.0
Select a Minimum of 9.0 Credits from the following:9.0
Biostatistics in Healthcare Literature
Principles of Assessment: Measurement Theory, Assessment Principles & Tools
Standardized Patient Course
High Fidelity, Low Fidelity and Task Trainers
Interprofessional Education
Patient Safety and Simulation
Adult Learning in Healthcare
Capstone
Capstone Project Implementation
MSMS Independent Study
Total Credits19.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
Term 1Credits
MSMS 501SSimulation Curriculum and Design I3.0
MSMS 506SDebriefing in Simulation3.0
MSMS 600SAdult Learning in Healthcare3.0
MSMS 701SSimulation Laboratory Practicum I4.0
 Term Credits13.0
Second Year
Term 1
MSMS 511SPatient Safety and Simulation3.0
MSMS 801SCapstone1.0
MSMS 802SCapstone Project Implementation2.0
 Term Credits6.0
Total Credit: 19.0
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