Program at a Glance
- Graduate Certificate
- College of Nursing
The Graduate Certificate in Health Care Simulation prepares faculty, nurses, members of other healthcare disciplines, administrators and simulation and technology professionals to design, manage, evaluate healthcare simulations for basic education and improvement of team healthcare delivery.
The program prepares students to:
- Analyze social, economic, ethical cultural legal and political issues influence nursing and health practice in a global context
- Collaborate with leaders in nursing and other disciplines to improve the quality of professional healthcare practice and the outcomes of care
- Develop and implement innovative applications for simulation experiences in health care
- Evaluate models of delivery of simulation in education and healthcare settings in terms of effectiveness
- Evaluate the cost-benefit of the use of simulation in healthcare and education
The certificate program requires three courses, for a total of 9 credit hours.
Total Credit Hours Required: 9 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree
Please note: Health Care Simulation Graduate Certificate may be completed fully online with some required campus activities. Newly admitted students choosing to complete this program exclusively via UCF online classes may enroll with a reduction in campus-based fees.
Out-of-state instructional limitations apply to this degree program. For more information on this and how this program may prepare you in that regard, please visit
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