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 International Management

Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Teaching a 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.