Academic Programs

The Monterey Institute offers professional graduate programs, certificate and short-term programs, as well as a wide variety of language learning options. We educate and prepare students to be the solution around the world.

Earn a Master's Degree in...

► Development Practice and Policy

• International Policy and Development

• Public Administration (MPA)

Complexity and Systems Thinking; Gender, Power, Identity; Human Rights and Advocacy; Human Security; Migration; Program and Policy Evaluation and Research Methods; Social Change Organizational Management and Leadership


► MBA in Global Impact Management

Social Enterprise and Finance; Resilient Business Management; Corporate Risk Management and Compliance


► International Education Management

Study Abroad Management; International Student and Scholar Services; Volunteer/Work/Intern Abroad Administration; International Service-Learning


► International Environmental Policy

Ocean & Coastal Resource Management; Business, Sustainability, & Development; Natural Resource Policy & Management


► International Trade and Economic Diplomacy

International Trade, Diplomacy, Economic Policy, Political Economics, Business, Government, and Civil Society


► Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies

Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Weapons; Ideologies of Terrorist Groups; Counterterrorism; Science and Technology of WMD; Cybersecurity


► Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Language Teaching; Language Program Administration


► Teaching Foreign Language (TFL)

Language Teaching; Language Program Administration


► Translation, Translation and Interpretation, or Conference Interpretation

Chinese; French; German; Japanese; Korean; Russian; Spanish (all paired with English)


► Translation and Localization Management

Chinese; French; German; Japanese; Korean; Russian; Spanish (all paired with English); Portuguese (English > Portuguese only)


Joint Master's Degrees

► Joint MBA / MA In International Environmental Policy Degree
► Joint MBA / MA in International Policy and Development Degree
► Joint MPA / MA in International Education Management Degree

Bachelor's Degree Programs

► Bachelor of Arts in International Studies
► Joint MA / Bachelor of Arts in International Studies

Additional Programs

► Peace Corps Programs
Peace Corps Master’s International (PCMI)
Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Fellows

► Language Programs
Custom Language Services
English for Diplomats
Intensive English Programs
Language and Intercultural Studies
Middlebury-Monterey Summer Intensive College English
Summer Intensive Language Program

► Professional Development / Certificate Programs
Business Foundations Certificate
Conflict Resolution Certificate
Design, Partnering, Management & Innovation (DPMI)
Executive Education
Frontier Market Scouts
Peace, Trade and Development Program
International Environmental Policy
International Trade Policy
Language Program Administration
Language Teaching
Nonproliferation Studies Certificate Program
Teacher Training Programs
Terrorism Studies Certificate
Translation & Interpretation Professional Programs