M.Sc. Blended

Health Care Simulation

Arizona State University

12 months
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Learn how to leverage simulation in health care education, as well as in practice settings. This Health Care Simulation MSc program offered at Arizona State University empowers health care leaders to create simulation-enhanced decision-making processes and learning strategies.


At the Health Care Simulation MSc program offered at Arizona State University, students learn to influence the design, operations and evaluation of educational health care simulation in academic or practice settings. Students develop evidence-based scenario design, use technology-enhanced environments replicating real patient experiences with life-like high fidelity computer manikins or simulated participants, and employ operations techniques. Through learning and working with their peers, faculty and leaders from multiple disciplines such as health care, sociology, technology, the arts and public policy, students will gain experience in creating transdisciplinary solutions.

Career Opportunities

Professionals with expertise in health care simulation will be qualified to work in either academic or clinical simulation environments. Career examples include:

  • education technician simulation specialist
  • directors and assistant directors, simulation centers
  • operations specialists
  • simulation coordinators
  • simulation education specialists
  • simulation nurses

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding and Applying Principles of Evidence-based Practice 
  • Health Care Simulation 
  • Health Care Simulation Educational Assessment and Debriefing Methods 
  • Principles of Operations Management in Health Care
  • Patient Safety and Health Care Quality Principles, Assessment and Methods
  • Health Care Evidence, Informatics and Analysis 
  • Teaching in Academic and Practice Settings 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


34 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in health care or a related field, from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

Applicants are required to submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • three letters of recommendation
  • professional resume
  • written statement
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23544 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11720 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Phoenix

900 - 1450 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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