Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Formerly the Monterey Institute of International Studies

This 12-month MBA in Global Impact Management is designed to educate future business leaders with perspectives and the necessary skills to thrive at the intersection of business, sustainability, and development. If you have an undergraduate degree in business as well as business work experience, this program is for you.

Our Focus: MBA in Global Impact Management

Our MBA program pivots on Global Impact Management, denoting business management in the context of global issues-driven challenges and changes.

Our global approach, integrating language studies and intercultural communications, will leave you well positioned to launch your career.

If you want to complete an MBA in one calendar year on California’s beautiful central coast, within striking distance to Silicon Valley and the Bay Area, Monterey is the right place for you. Learn more about why we're unique.

Program with a Purpose

We care about the triple bottom line. If you’re concerned about people, the planet and profit, our MBA program seamlessly integrates coursework from our Development and Environmental Policy programs. 

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MBA Tracks

Our tracks prepare students to grapple with current business challenges from climate change, population growth and urbanization, raw materials and energy shortage, extreme inequality, and global terrorism. Fraud detection and money laundering are also issues that businesses must confront. These global challenges also prompt the rise of social enterprises and broaden the scope and mandate for business and investment.

3 Key Tracks of the Fisher MBA in Global Impact Management program:

Language and Intercultural Competency (12 credits)

Language and Intercultural Studies program courses are offered in 7 languages, including Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Russian and Spanish. Additional languages are offered upon request. Through the Institute’s renowned content-based instruction, students combine advanced-level language skills development with topics related to their graduate coursework/professional interests. Our Intercultural Competency offerings provide students the cross-cultural communication skills needed to pursue global career opportunities.

Students will complete 8 credits of language courses in a single language.

Admission Requirements & Applications