Monterey Institute of International Studies

Certificate Options

Certificate students take courses, seminars, and workshops.

Earn a Certificate in Nonproliferation Studies or Terrorism Studies in as little as one semester.

Certificate in Nonproliferation Studies

The Certificate in Nonproliferation Studies is a graduate program designed for professional training in the control, reduction, and elimination of weapons of mass destruction. Students take courses, seminars, and workshops on nonproliferation taught by faculty in the MA in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies program and experts at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS). The Certificate requires a total of 20 credits and may be completed in one year or less.

Certificate in Terrorism Studies

The Certificate in Terrorism Studies is a graduate program designed to provide professional training in the study of extremist groups – and states – that employ the tactic of terrorism. Students take courses, seminars, and workshops on terrorism taught by faculty in the MA in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies program and the Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program (MonTREP), internationally recognized as a leading center of expertise on terrorism and ideological extremism. The Certificate requires a total of 20 credits and may be completed in one year or less.