FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does the program cost?

Standard pricing for each participant is $2,200 for each two-day course and $4,200 for the four-day program track. 

The 2-day "Harnessing the Power Of Social Media, Youth Movements, and Dynamic Markets" course offers an early bird special of $800 for those who register by Monday, January 30. The rate for those who register after January 30 is $1,250.

Contact Carolyn Taylor Meyer, executive program coordinator, for non-profit and group rates.

The program fee includes instruction, two coffee breaks, lunch, and one evening reception.

How do I apply?

The quickest way to apply to a scheduled course is by clicking the Apply box in the right-hand navigation, then follow the directions to complete the application.  Once you submit your application, you will receive a confirmation e-mail.  You can expect to hear back as to your acceptance within10 business days.

To apply for a custom course, please fill out our information request form.

When is the application due?

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. We encourage applicants to apply as early as possible to guarantee a place in the program.

Who should apply?

The program is geared towards seasoned professionals with 5+ years of experience from all disciplines. Participants who may find these trainings particularly invaluable are those that:

  • Work in industries which undergo constant change and lack the time necessary to remain up-to-date on new developments in their field.
  • Have recently been promoted or hired by a company or organization which requires new skill sets.
  • Have crossed over into a different sector or industry and need to become familiarized with a specific skill set within their new field.
What is your cancellation policy?

There is a $500 non-refundable deposit paid upon acceptance into the program.  Cancellations made 30 days prior to the beginning of the program will be refunded less the $500 non-refundable deposit.  Please contact program manager, Carolyn Taylor Meyer , for questions regarding our cancellation policy.

What is included in the program fee?

The program fee covers tuition, course materials, two coffee breaks, lunch, and one evening reception per each 2-day course.

When is the payment due?

You will receive an invoice with your acceptance letter once you are admitted to the program.  The invoice is payable upon receipt.

What types of payment are acceptable?

Applicants can pay the MIIS cashier by check, credit card or cash.

What is the appropriate attire for the program?

Business casual is appropriate for the courses.  Dress code is informal for after-class activities unless otherwise announced.

Where can I find a campus map?

You can explore the Monterey Institute's campus map here.

If I am not a US citizen or Green Card holder, do I need to apply for a student visa?

Yes, all participants in MIIS non-degree training programs have to maintain a visa status that allows for study. Please contact visas@miis.edu to discuss the J-1 and F-1 student visa options. 

All accepted and deposited applicants, will be contacted by the Monterey Institute Office of International Student Services to begin the I-20 application process.