Financial Aid Overview
Obtaining a graduate degree is a long-term personal investment. Please use the following pages to explore funding opportunities. Our counselors are available to guide you through this process. They are experts in designing financial aid packages that meet your needs. As many of our students customize their degree programs, we will personalize your financial aid experience.
Thriving in your career requires patience, commitment, and integrity. You must 1) choose a personal career path and 2) market yourself to a network of peers, alumni, and professionals. Whether you're a student or alumni, our resources, customized advising services, and workshops will support you throughout the career exploration process.
What is Design, Partnering, Management and Innovation?
What will you gain from participating in the PTD program?
The PTD program utilizes the richness of the areas of Central and Northern California as a laboratory to explore the dynamics of global systems. From start to finish, you will be engaged in active and immersion learning experiences. You will leave the program with a solid and holistic understanding of global affairs, experienced first-hand within a 60-mile ratio from the Institute. Here is what you can look forward:
Our MPA Promise
Our student-centered Master of Public Administration program is for those longing to make a difference in confronting critical social problems including hunger, poverty, disease, joblessness, and powerlessness.
Through hands-on, applied experience, practical tools and knowledge and with community support to thrive, you will gain the skills and knowledge needed to combat these issues and to become a social change leader.
Financial Aid Overview
Obtaining a graduate degree is a long-term personal investment. Please use the following pages to explore financial aid opportunities. Our counselors are available to guide you through this process.
Once he finished his undergraduate degree, Josh Warburg joined the AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps), doing national community service. After volunteering for two years, he wanted to learn more about how non-profits can be more effective, and decided to pursue his Master of Public Administration degree at the Monterey Institute.
As part of her master's degree program in public administration, Kayla Howe participated in the Development Project Management Institute program (DPMI)*. DPMI is an intensive 3-week program offered at various locations such as Monterey, Washington D.C. and now Kenya, either as part of a degree program or not, and its objective is to prepare aspiring professionals for a career managing international development projects.