The world’s first graduate degree combining the knowledge and skills needed to curtail the spread of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and respond effectively to terrorism.
The interdisciplinary curriculum for the MA in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies degree integrates policy analysis, international security, science and technology, and history to prepare students for professional careers dealing with the threats posed by violent extremism and nuclear, biological and chemical weapons.
Beginning next fall, the Monterey Institute will be home to the world’s only master’s degree devoted to nonproliferation and terrorism studies.
Alum Catherine Boye interned at the Pacific Forum through the International Professional Service Semester.
Elena Hushbeck interned at the UN Conference on Disarmament through the International Professional Service Semester program.
Alum Philip Rush conducted research on security and small arms possession in Southern Sudan through the International Professional Service Semester program.
Alum Elena Ilina interned at the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs, Weapons of Mass Destruction Branch, through the International Professional Service Semester program.
Admission to the Institute is based on your prior academic performance, professional experience and foreign language proficiency.