Visiting MSN Education Students

Students from other institutions will be allowed to complete educational practicums on site at Marquette University. These practicums will be limited to: 

1. In-person classrooms taught by MU College of Nursing faculty

2. In-person labs taught by MU College of Nursing faculty

3. In-person simulations taught by MU College of Nursing faculty

4. Online courses taught by MU College of Nursing faculty


Non-Marquette MSN in Education students will complete the following process to shadow or precept at Marquette University College of Nursing: 

1. Review Full Time Faculty here at Marquette University College of Nursing.

2. Identify 3 or more faculty who you would like to work with matching teaching, research interests with yours.

3. Complete the Student Application for Precepted Experiences and send to Assistant Dean Madeline Schmidt. Dr. Schmidt will contact you to discuss your practicum needs.

4. Once a preceptor has been identified and accepted, complete and send the following documents to Clinical Systems Assistant (CSA) Kevin Kotke:

  • Letter of Good Standing from student's institution
  • Course syllabus
  • Affiliation agreement with partnering organization
  • Any evaluation instruments Marquette University College of Nursing faculty need to complete on MSN student
  • FERPA completion
      1. Using Internet Explorer, navigate to
      2. Click the green “Login to View Training” button. The system will check that your computer has the right tools to run the tutorial.  Thereafter, the system will ask whether you have an account.  If you have not previously created an account for the online FERPA tutorial, select “I have NOT yet created an account.”  If you have previously created an account, select “I already have an account.”
      3. Enter Marquette University’s Organization ID “30965” in the Organization ID box.
      4. Create a Personal ID if this is the first time you are logging in to the online FERPA tutorial.  You will then be prompted to enter your name, position and e-mail address. 
      5. After you successfully log in, select the one and only tutorial available to you from the Select Tutorial menu, and click the “View” button.  The tutorial will take approximately 20 – 30 minutes to complete.
      6. After you finish reviewing the tutorial, you will be asked to answer 12 questions.  You must answer at least 9 of the 12 questions correctly, in order to successfully pass the quiz. If you answer 8 or fewer questions correctly, you will be required to take the quiz again. 
      7. Upon successful completion of the FERPA quiz, please print, sign and date both the Certificate of Completion and the FERPA ConfidentialityAgreement. Send both documents to Kevin Kotke.

5. The Clinical Systems Assistant will verify all documents and contact Faculty and the Assistant Dean for Undergraduate or Graduate Programs tolet them know the student is ready to begin.