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Simulation Program Costs

Money Matters Associated With The Healthcare Simulation Certificate

Tuition and Fees

Tuition is the same for in-state and out-of-state students.

Tuition and Fees
Boise State Graduate Admissions Application Fee (non-refundable)$65
Healthcare Simulation Course Credits (9 total credits @ $600 per credit)$5,400
Books ($100 per class x 3 classes)$300
Visit to Boise State’s Simulation Center for 3 day on-campus intensive experience (Room and Board)**$104 (approx)
Estimated Cost of Healthcare Simulation Certificate$6,000


  • Fees are subject to change.
  • Boise State and other state university employees: Tuition waivers do not apply to this program.
  • **Costs associated with traveling to Boise, Idaho are not displayed because it will vary depending on departure location.
  • Review the Boise State Academic Calendars for semester start dates and deadlines. Select the grey tab for the desired semester.

Financial Aid

Due to U.S. Department of Education Regulation, this program is not eligible for federal financial aid. There are many private loan options to choose from and interest rates and payback terms are very similar to federal loan programs. Review information about alternative private student loans.

3 Day On-Campus Intensive Experience

BSN student examining maniken during simulation scenarioN-SIM 503-Simulation Practicum is the third in the certificate and will be offered during the summer months. This class will begin on May 8, 2017 and last for seven (7) weeks. Students will participate in an intensive, 3 day experience June 7-9 2017 on the Boise State campus in the College of Health Sciences Simulation Center located in the Norco Building. Before and after the campus visit, there will be online content and instruction provided.

Costs for travel, lodging, and meals are the responsibility of the student

Arrangements have been made for students to stay four nights in the Boise State Townhouses located across the street from the Norco Building. Additional details will be provided at a later date. Students enrolled in the program as of Spring 2017 semester will be contacted by the Program Coordinator to find out who is interested in these accommodations. If you prefer to stay in a nearby hotel, check our Visitor’s Bureau for options. Select Boise Downtown for location.

Boise has many great dining options. Learn more about Boise dining and activity options at the Visitor’s Bureau.

Parking information will be sent out to course participants.

Want to learn more?

We are happy to provide more information and answer your questions about the Healthcare Simulation Certificate.