How to Become a Marquette Method Instructor

 Pre-Requisites to becoming a Marquette Method Instructor

The Marquette University Institute of Natural Family Planning operates within the Marquette University College of Nursing. The Marquette teacher training program meets the standards for diocesan NFP ministry as laid out by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).

The Marquette Method Teacher Traning program is a professional online educational program,  and is designed for health care providers. Students participating in this program must be health professionals (at least BSN prepared), and have current licensure in good standing with their licensing board.

Marquette Method Teacher Training Program

The Marquette Method Teacher Training program is an online program with a combination of theory and application based teaching techniques.

The teacher training program has two different components:

    • Foundations and Principles of the Marquette Method of NFP – focuses on the theoretical and philosophical foundations of NFP
    • Practical Applications of the Marquette Method of NFP – prepares the student to become a confident and competent Marquette Method Instructor
    • OPTIONAL: Medical Applications Course – This course is for advance practice providers or prescribers who want to know more about how to incorporate NFP into their practice. Non-prescribing Marquette Method Teachers have the option to audit the course.

Certification Process

Individuals who have completed  the Marquette Method teacher training program are encouraged to register with the Marquette Method Professionals Association in order to become a Marquette Method Certified Professional.