Admissions Requirements

Admission to the Monterey Institute is based on a candidate's prior academic performance, professional experience, and foreign language proficiency.

Students flock to the Samson Center - the hub of campus life - to study, grab a bite to eat, or meet with their classmates. Photo by Lucyna Jodlowska

Program-Specific Requirements

You will find our admissions requirements organized by program:

International Education Management

International Environmental Policy

International Policy

Master of Public Administration

MBA in Global Impact Management

Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Teaching Foreign Language

Translation & Interpretation Degrees

Language Proficiency

Most students must demonstrate foreign language proficiency for successful admission. Whether you’re a native or non-native English speaker, please review our program-specific language requirements carefully before you apply for admission.