"Save one life and you’re a hero.
Save one hundred lives and you’re a nurse." -Anonymous
Lizzie Kerrick - Graduate Program Recruiter
phone: (414) 288-4792
The doctor of nursing practice (DNP) will emphasize development of nursing practice expertise at the highest level. The curriculum includes translational research, epidemiology, informatics, statistics, advanced clinical practice, health policy and professional issues. BSN to DNP and post-MSN to DNP options are available.
Click the specializations below to learn more about our program offerings. Requirements and course work can be found in the Graduate School bulletin
Care for acutely ill patients, ages 13 and up, in a variety of settings such as acute care facilities, specialty practice offices and skilled care.
Care includes health promotion, advanced physical assessment, diagnosis and management of health problems in patients ages 13 and up in a clinic setting.
Prepares students for care of adults, including knowledge of human responses, health promotion and disease prevention, advanced physical assessment, diagnosis and nursing management of health problems.
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.
Prepares the student to manage complex chronically ill, acutely ill and critically ill children.
Prepares the student for advanced practice as a pediatric nurse practitioner. Graduates are prepared to independently provide health care for children and families, from simple to complex health issues, usually in primary care settings.
Practice as a dual-trained pediatric acute care/primary care nurse practitioner. Graduates are prepared to manage well children, pediatric acute and episodic illnesses, complex chronically ill, acutely ill and critically ill children.
Ready to learn more about Marquette's nursing graduate programs?
Graduate Program Recruiter
Taylor Rose Pamperin
Graduate Program Advisor
phone: (414) 288-5632
Nov. 15 - For spring admission
Feb. 15 - For fall admission
Applicants who apply after the Feb. 15 deadline will be considered on a space-available basis for fall admission, provided their application is complete by June 1.
DNP applicants are not eligible for summer admission.
New students apply through NursingCas. If you are a Graduate of Marquette's Direct Entry MSN program, please only apply directly through Marquette University Graduate School.
GRE scores (general test only). Waived for applicants who have a bachelor’s degree (or master’s degree if already earned) with a GPA of 3.200 or above. Use DI Code 0093 for submitting GRE scores.