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 DPMI Certificate

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

DPMI project-based trainings have been offered in Cairo, Egypt and Medellín, Colombia and in Washington, DC. Participants in these programs are required to work with a client. 

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 1,300 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 2018 today » Contact dpmi@miis.edu to learn more.

Our Partners

DPMI partners with leading organizations that share aligning visions. Typically, partners send participants to DPMI annually or are hosts of a DPMI training.

To become a partner, contact dpmi@miis.edu.


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