Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

MA in International Trade and Economic Diplomacy

You can create opportunities that promote development and reduce poverty. Earn your degree in three semesters.

Our three-semester International Trade and Economic Diplomacy program develops highly skilled international trade and economic policy professionals fully prepared to work productively in the rapidly changing global marketplace. Our graduates work with businesses, government, and NGOs on the world’s most pressing international trade and diplomacy matters.

The program, beginning with intensive training and courses in Monterey, and ending with a semester in Washington, D.C., prepares students to pursue careers in international trade and economic diplomacy.

Students gain a deep understanding of policy analysis and trade negotiations, and course work is presented in the context of real-world and current issues.

The Impact of International Trade

Countries that restrict foreign trade and investment may avoid foreign exploitation, but they consistently remain desperately poor. International trade creates opportunities that promote development and reduce poverty.

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An Economic Ambassador

Middlebury Institute alumna Kathleen Motzenbecker MAIPS ’97 helps Minnesota businesses compete in the global marketplace, and has been called the “state’s economic ambassador.”

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