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Nurse Midwifery

Marquette University

36 months
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1220 USD/credit 19926 USD/year
1220 USD/credit 19926 USD/year
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About

The Master in Nurse Midwifery from Marquette University  is designed to prepare scholarly, clinically specialized nurses who will function at an advanced level of practice as nurse- midwives.

Overview

The Master in Nurse Midwifery from Marquette University graduates will be prepared for independent management of newborns and women and persons during the antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum periods, and for primary care throughout the life span. Nurse-midwifery practice occurs within the context of an interdependent collaborative health care system. The Marquette NMP is a hybrid-online program that combines the best of both campus and online learning. 

At the completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Use data and analytical processes to discover, critique, and/or synthesize nursing knowledge for the continued improvement of nursing care across diverse settings.
  • Integrate pertinent theories, research and other evidence, as well as patient and population perspectives to guide master’s level nursing practice.
  • Provide culturally appropriate evidencebased clinical prevention and population health to individuals, families and aggregates.
  • Demonstrate leadership in ethical and clinical decision making using a system’s perspective.
  • Initiate, maintain, and promote intra-and interprofessional collaboration.
  • Effectively use varied modes of communication, informatics and technology to promote safe and high-quality patient care.
  • Use data and analytical processes to discover, critique, and/or synthesize nursing knowledge for the continued improvement of nursing care across diverse settings.
  • Demonstrate leadership in ethical and clinical decision making using a system’s perspective.

Qualifications

  • Applicants to the Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) program should have graduated with, or be about to graduate with, a bachelor’s degree in nursing from a nationally accredited program with an upper division major in nursing.
  • The required minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.000 on a 4.000 scale is required for the M.S.N. Science GPA of 3.0 is recommended. For graduates of foreign nursing schools, a formal evaluation of their nursing program of study documenting equivalency to a U.S. Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree must be submitted.
  • Prior to or during the first term of study, all Master of Science in Nursing applicants must have taken undergraduate nursing research and a statistics course which included inferential analysis (must be completed within 5 years of program start date). If the time period of 5 years has been exceeded for the statistics course, it may be possible for applicants to demonstrate proficiency by examination through an approved testing source (list of approved examinations available from the College of Nursing). Applicants who select an advanced practice nursing specialization must have taken an undergraduate course in health assessment.
  • Unencumbered Registered Nurse license to practice in the United States. A Wisconsin or eNLC license is required at the time of admission. For students in the Indiana program, an Indiana R.N. license is required.
  • BCLS from the American Heart Association, which must be maintained during all programs.

Accreditation

The Marquette University Nurse-Midwifery Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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
  • Organizational and Systems Leadership

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

49 alternative credits

49-51

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities must reflect undergraduate courses in health assessment, nursing research and statistics (including inferential analysis).
  • 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.
  • 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.

Work experience

  • Clinical experience requirements – practice as a professional nurse recommended but not required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19926 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1220 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    19926 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1220 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Milwaukee

1066 - 1767 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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