The Healthcare Simulation Certificate is a one year, 9 credit graduate program designed to provide formal preparation for healthcare educators using or desiring to use simulation pedagogy to teach learners in health professions programs and practice settings. The program is delivered primarily via distance education with a three day on site experience during the summer. To be successful in an online delivered program like this, students should possess excellent time management and computer/Internet literacy skills. In addition, students must have regular access to a computer with reliable/high-speed Internet. Two courses will last 15 weeks. The summer course is a 7-week course. Students should plan to spend a minimum of 2.5-3 hours per credit weekly on classwork and interaction with other students and the instructor.