Graduates of the Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies (NPTS) program pursue careers promoting the reduction and elimination of weapons of mass destruction and responding to violent terrorist threats.
"[This student is a] conscientious and efficient professional demonstrating advanced critical, analytical and communication skills... [She has a] great sense of responsibility, reliability and committment... [and a] readiness to address new and challenging tasks."
“The students that graduate from MIIS are the most qualified of all the folks coming straight out of school to work here. MIIS prepares students well to work here in Washington.”
Kerry M. Kartchner, Ph.D.
Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications
Office of Strategic Communications and Outreach
Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation
US Department of State
Where Are Our Alumni One Year After Graduation?
Population Surveyed: May, August, December 2013 Graudates
*Please note that many graduates of this program are not permitted to provide information about their employment.
Employment by Sector
Nonprofit/Nongovernmental Organization: 3%
No Response: 10%
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What Do Our Students Do in the Summer?
Population Surveyed: Students in Summer 2014
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View the full NPTS summer professional development report
The International Professional Service Semester program at MIIS is celebrating 10 years of providing immersive learning experiences to students.
Brigadier General (ret.) Russell D. Howard, a Special Forces veteran and MIIS alumnus, has been appointed director of the Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program (MonTREP) at the Monterey Institute.
Retired Brig. Gen. Russ Howard (MBA ’74) and adjunct professor at the Monterey Institute is quoted in a widely published Associated Press news wire about the U.S. administration’s new national counter-terrorism strategy.
Sean Dunlop is committed to public service and freeing the world of nuclear weapons.
Students from the Monterey Institute will form nearly a quarter of the next class of Nonproliferation Graduate Fellows at the National Nuclear Security Administration.