International Undergraduate Business Program

Earn a professional certificate in business, trade, and development throughout a cross-cultural experience in California. 

Program Curriculum 

During the Monterey Institute Undergraduate International Business Training, participants visit beautiful California while earning a professional certificate that provides a solid understanding of trade and its impact on development in a global context.

In addition to career sessions, the program includes five professional site visits to agriculture, environment, and technology organizations in Central California. These visits will introduce students to various professions within the field of international trade and development. 

The program concludes with an examination of how a globalizing world trading system affects selected sectors of a developing economy, e.g., agriculture, labor and the environment.   

Program dates: July 20 – August 11, 2014. Register Here!

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis through June 1.


Participants will receive a non-degree professional certificate of completion upon successful conclusion of the program. Students who go on to apply for an applicable full-time degree program at the Monterey Institute may be eligible for directed study credit.

Requirements: Beginning to Intermediate English

This program is designed for current undergraduate students who are beginning English speakers. and includes professional training in English. 


For the completion of this four-week intensive certificate program, the total fee is $4,100. Tuition includes lodging, site visit travel, all breakfast meals, and up to five special events meals. Airfare is not included.


The Monterey Institute does not have on-campus housing. However, students admitted to the IUBP program will be provided with accommodations within 5 minutes walking distance to class.  


All participants in MIIS non-degree training programs have to maintain a visa status that allows for study. Please contact to discuss the J-1 and F-1 student visa options. 

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

Contact Information

For additional information please contact the Program Manager Erina McWilliam-Lopez at or by calling (831) 647-4645.

International Undergraduate Business Program (IUBP) Registration Form

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