Graduate Minor in Healthcare Simulation

About the Graduate Minor

The graduate minor in Healthcare Simulation program prepares nurses, healthcare professionals, and simulation technicians to meet future challenges in both academic and professional spaces. Specialized training in simulation-based education prepares students to be leaders in their fields. The skills attained in this interdisciplinary simulation-based graduate program are transferable to the clinical environment, clinical teaching, and the classroom. Graduates of the program will have the skills to lead a simulation program in an academic or hospital environment. Graduates will also be prepared to sit for the Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) certification as soon as they meet the practice requirements.

Admission Requirements

  • Current enrollment in a master's program at Drexel University
  • GPA of 3.0 and above
  • Standardized tests: None
  • Transcripts: Not required
  • Prerequisites: N/A
  • References: Not required
  • Personal statement/essay: Personal statement describing interest in minor and relevance to career goals
  • Interview/portfolio: Not required
  • CV/resume: Required

Program Requirements 

IPS 617Simulation in Healthcare Education4.5
IPS 618Standardized Patients3.0
IPS 619Advanced Debriefing and Reflective Practice 3.0
IPS 620Simulation Center Leadership3.0
or IPS 621 Evaluation in Simulation-Based Education
Total Credits13.5

Additional Information

For more information, contact:

Sam Price
Senior Academic Advisor
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