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Master of Science in Healthcare Simulation Education

Online Learning

The University of Washington Master of Science in Healthcare Simulation Education is designed with working professionals in mind. Courses are completely online, giving you the flexibility to learn at your own location.

The program includes an in-person practicum during the summer term. Learn more about how to make practicum arrangements near you.

How Online Learning Works

From your computer, you’ll connect to an online learning management system called Canvas. This web-based software allows you to access course materials, including recorded lectures, and interact with faculty and fellow classmates in online forums at any time.

The Master of Science in Healthcare Simulation Education is taught via Zoom videoconferencing and through a combination of synchronous and asynchronous instruction. You’ll collaborate frequently with classmates and faculty mentors. Interaction is an important part of this multidisciplinary educational experience, whether you’re in the same room or on the other side of the country.

Technology Requirements

To participate in the program, you should have:

  • Computer able to run a recent version of a major web browser, such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Microsoft Edge
  • Videoconferencing capabilities (Zoom software, network access, video, audio)
  • Reliable high-speed internet connection
  • Applications for word processing, email and presentations (e.g., Microsoft Office)