Be the Solution: Areas of Study
The Monterey Institute offers professional graduate degrees with an international focus. Our students, faculty, and alumni work on some of the most critical issues of our time.
- Conflict Resolution
- International Education
- Language Learning
- Language Teaching
- Social Change
- Terrorism Studies
The Monterey Institute Translation & Interpretation program offers the language combinations and skills that employers are seeking.
Research Centers & Initiatives
Monterey Institute faculty and staff lead research efforts focusing on conflict resolution, cyber security, East Asia, nonproliferation, ocean and coastal resource management, policy evaluation and terrorism.
News & Events
The Monterey Institute has received a $1.8 million challenge gift that aims to support and inspire the continued growth of the Institute’s Center for the Blue Economy by generating at least $3 million for the Center over the next three years.More »
Ten Monterey Institute students describe the Center for the Blue Economy Summer Fellowships – fully funded summer positions with top marine organizations around the world -- as “amazing” and “insanely relevant” to their career goals.More »
Monterey Institute alumnus (and professor) Mike Gillen has mentored students of the Russian language for close to 30 years, but is equally well-known as the beloved bagpipe-playing leader of the Commencement procession.More »
Alumna Satomi Kobayashi (MATFL ’97) took her talents as a language professional around the world to Malawi, Nepal and Tanzania before returning to settle down back in Monterey.More »