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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 @ $675 per credit anticipated Fall 2019)$6,075
Books ($100 per class x 3 classes)$300
Visit to Boise State’s Simulation Center for 3 day on-campus intensive experience (for on-campus housing)**$100 (approx)
Estimated Cost of Healthcare Simulation Certificate$6675


  • The anticipated tuition for Fall 2019 is $675 per credit.
  • 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 12, 2019 and last for seven (7) weeks through June 29. Students will participate in an intensive, 3 day experience June 12-14, 2019 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 including costs (approximately $95 for 3 nights) and a link for registration. Students enrolled in the program as of Spring 2019 semester will be contacted by the Program Coordinator or her assistant 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, or check on the Simulation Conference Vendor’s page for hotels near campus.

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

Lincoln Garage at Belmont St. and Lincoln Ave. is the closest available parking to the Norco Building where you will have classes. The best options the $10 daily rate.  If you stay at the Townhomes, overnight parking is available when you register.

Want to learn more?

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