Marquette University

Graduate School

Nursing

Address:

PO Box 1881

Olin Engineering Center, 501

Milwaukee, WI 53201

United States

Phone:

(414) 288-7137

Fax:

(414) 288-1901

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Nursing

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This program prepares the nurse who already has a master of science in nursing to become academically eligible for certification as an advanced practice nurse.

The adult-older adult acute care nurse practitioner certificate prepares the student to apply advanced clinical assessment and management skills to complex health problems. Graduates will be academically eligible to take the national certification examination for adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner.

The adult-older adult primary care nurse practitioner certificate and the adult-older adult clinical nurse specialist certificate prepares the student for the care of adults, including knowledge of human responses, health promotion and disease prevention, advanced physical assessment, diagnosis, and management of health problems. Graduates will be academically eligible to take the national certification examination for adult gerontology clinical nurse specialist or adult gerontology primary care nurse practitioner.

The family nurse practitioner certificate prepares pediatric nurse practitioners or adult-older adult primary care nurse practitioners who have master's degrees to become educated as family nurse practitioners. This requires 13 credits of graduate course work. Graduates will be academically eligible to take the national family nurse practitioner certification examination.

The nurse-midwifery certificate prepares the student for independent management of essentially normal newborns and women during the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum periods and for gynecologic care throughout the life span. Graduates will be academically eligible to take the national certification examination of the American Midwifery Certification Board,

The pediatric acute care nurse practitioner post-master's course of study is designed to provide education to nurses who have already earned a master's degree in pediatric or parent child nursing and are interested in being academically eligible for certification as an acute care pediatric nurse practitioner. The course of study for nurses with a master's degree in nursing but not in pediatric or parent/child nursing will be designed individually to meet specific learning needs and may require preparatory or additional course/clinical work beyond the standard requirements.

The pediatric primary care nurse practitioner post master's course of study is designed to provide education to nurses who have already earned a master's degree in pediatric or parent/child nursing and are interested in being academically eligible for certification as a primary care pediatric nurse practitioner. The course of study for nurses with a master's degree in nursing but not in pediatric or parent/child nursing will be designed individually to meet specific learning needs and may require preparatory or additional course/clinical work beyond the standard requirements.

The psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner post-master's course of study prepares the student to provide a wide range of mental health services to clients across the lifespan as an advanced practice registered nurse. Graduates are academically eligible to take the national certification examination for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. 

The systems leadership and healthcare quality certificate prepares the student for a variety of leadership, administrative and executive roles in health care. Graduates will be academically eligible to take the national certification examination for Nursing Administration.

Accreditation:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

International Student Requirements:

(For international applicants only) a TOEFL score or other acceptable proof of English proficiency.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1,075 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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