Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Certificate in International Development and Social Change

This program is for aspiring international development and social change practitioners who are seeking a professional certificate in program design, partnering, management, and innovation (DPMI).

About the Certificate

Our two or three week certificate is offered during January in Monterey, California or Rwanda and May/June in Monterey, California; Washington, DC; and Nairobi, Kenya.

You'll gain the program design, evaluation, strategic partnering, and facilitation skills needed to launch a career in international development, becoming part of a global network of over 1,000 DPMI alumni tackling the world's most pressing problems.

Hands-on Training

By engaging in a highly interactive, participatory, student-centered learning community, you'll prepare to:

  • Design and manage real-world projects
  • Facilitate participatory community development
  • Promote social entrepreneurship and strategic partnering

Who Should Apply

  • Practitioners seeking to gain expanded career opportunities can benefit from this professional graduate certificate taught by internationally renowned development specialists with extensive academic and practical field experience.
  • Graduate students interested in exploring a career in international development and program design can gain exposure to the field and obtain a professional graduate certificate.
  • Outstanding undergraduate students will also be considered for the program.

Sound like the perfect fit for you? Start your application for Winter 2016 today »