The University of San Francisco: School of Nursing and Health Professions

Master of Science in Healthcare Simulation

Simulation in healthcare has emerged as a novel approach to educating and training professionals. As simulation labs have expanded, individuals who understand the educational and administrative aspects will be key to their continued success.


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Program Brochure

The University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions is pleased to offer this new masters-level program.

For all applicants who hold a Baccalaureate degree, regardless of major, this two-year Master’s degree in Healthcare Simulation offers educational theory, research methodology and financial management strategies to prepare students for future leadership in simulation-related careers.

Medical simulators allow individuals to review and practice procedures as often as required to reach proficiency without harming the patient.” – Advocating Healthcare Simulation for America

The blended nature of the 30-credit program is modeled on executive leadership “intensives” that utilize online and on-site teaching strategies; students will be on campus two times per semester in San Francisco. Housing in a boutique hotel in San Francisco's Union Square, breakfast, lunch during intensives and all books are included in the tuition.

Program Features
  • Blended Model (online and in person)
  • Tuition Includes Housing While in San Francisco
  • Small Class Size
  • Degree Completion in 18 months
  • Dynamic Faculty and Student Interaction
  • Learn from Internationally Known Faculty

More Information
Please contact Tamara White, Graduate Enrollment Manager, in the School of Nursing and Health Professions at (415) 422-3627 or nursing@usfca.edu.