Graduate Certificate in Educational Games & Simulation
Boise State University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Games and Simulation program is designed for those who wish to: analyze recent research and best practices for effective teaching and learning with educational games and with simulations in virtual worlds; design, teach, and evaluate teaching and learning activities in virtual worlds; and, design 2D and 3D games for learning and evaluate for educational effectiveness.  Courses include Interactive Courseware Development, Educational Games and Simulations, and Digital Game Design for K-12 Classrooms.


  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation from professionals in the field

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities