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 hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing.
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 is self-paced, and has three different components:
- Core Course – focuses on the theoretical and philosophical foundations of NFP
- Teacher Training Course – prepares the student to become a confident and competent Marquette Method Instructor
- Precptorship – students teach their first 10 clients under the guidance of a qualified, experienced Marquette Method Instructor
Medical Applications Course
The Marquette Institute of NFP also provides an 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.
Professionals who have completed the Marquette Method teacher training program are encouraged to register with the Marquette Method Professionals Association in order to become a Certified Marquette Method Instructor.