Empower and partner with patients through all phases of women's health care

Prepares students for independent management of women at low risk during the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum periods and for primary and gynecologic care of women throughout the life span. Graduates are prepared for collaborative management of women with risk factors. Program graduates are academically eligible to take the national certification examination of the American Midwifery Certification Board.  

 

 

What degree is right for me?

  Post-Master's Certificate MSN

Credits


Degree Required

34-36


MSN 

49-51


BSN 

All programs have rolling admission.

2019-20 Tuition Cost Per Credit: $1,170.00


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These programs are generally completed on a part-time basis (3-6 credits per term) while students are working. Personalized plans of study are created collaboratively by each student and their adviser in order to create a manageable and flexible schedule. 

Post-Master's Certificate Courses- 34-36 Credits

Specialty Courses – 25-27 Credits

Management of Episodic Health Problems

Advanced Concepts in Women’s Health Care Management Across the Lifespan

Advanced Concepts in Antepartum Management

Advanced Concepts in Postpartum and Newborn Management

Professional Issues in APN/DNP Practice

Advanced Concepts in Labor Support

Nurse-Midwifery Care During Labor and Birth

Advance Practice in Nurse Midwifery

 

Foundation Courses – 9 Credits

Pathophysiological Concepts for Advanced Nursing Practice

Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Practice

Advanced Health Assessment Across the Lifespan

MSN Courses- 49-51 Credits

Specialty Courses – 25-27 Credits

Management of Episodic Health Problems

Advanced Concepts in Women’s Health Care Management Across the Lifespan

Advanced Concepts in Antepartum Management

Advanced Concepts in Postpartum and Newborn Management

Professional Issues in APN/DNP Practice

Advanced Concepts in Labor Support

Nurse-Midwifery Care During Labor and Birth

Advance Practice in Nurse Midwifery

 

Core Courses – 12 Credits

Theoretical Foundations of Nursing

Ethics, Policy, and Health Care Advocacy

Organizational and Systems Leadership

Research & Evidence as a Foundation for Nursing

 

Foundation Courses – 9 Credits

Pathophysiological Concepts for Advanced Nursing Practice

Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Practice

Advanced Health Assessment Across the Lifespan

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(Graduates of Marquette's Direct Entry MSN apply here)

  • Official transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities.
  • Three completed recommendation letters prepared by previous or present employers and teachers familiar with graduate education in nursing. (Post-master's certificate requires only one completed recommendation.)
  • A resume and written statement of professional goals, including reasons for pursuing graduate study.
  • GRE scores (general test only). Waived if undergraduate (or if applicant has already earned bachelor's or master's degree) GPA is 3.200 or above. Use DI Code 0093 for submitting GRE scores.
  • International applicants only: TOEFL score or other acceptable proof of English proficiency.
  • An interview is required for applicants.
  • All applicants must be registered in the United States as a professional nurse. Graduates of nursing schools in foreign countries must successfully complete the certification program administered by the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools and must be licensed in Wisconsin.

Lisa Hanson, PhD, RN, CNM, APNP, FAAN, FACNM  (Interim Program Director)

Karen Robinson, PhD, RN, CNM

Kathlyn Albert, DNP, CNM, FNP-BC

Kathryn Harrod, PhD, RN, CNM

For a comprehensive listing of merit-based aid (graduate assistantships/fellowships), visit the departmental financial aid webpage. U.S. citizens and permanent residents may be eligible to apply for need-based federal aid (loans) to help fund their educational expenses as well.

 

Graduate Program Recruiter

Lizzie Kerrick

phone: (414) 288-4792

email: elizabeth.kerrick@marquette.edu