Obtaining a graduate degree is a long-term personal investment. We're here to help you make your master's degree and dream career possible.
Build expertise with one of the Monterey Institute’s unique onsite and online courses.
Professional programs in Translation, Interpretation, and Localization include intensive courses designed for continuing education of working professionals. Customized programs for groups seeking specific skill building and professional development for translators and interpreters are also possible.
Assemble your toolkit for career success by browsing our resources, collaborating with your advisor, and attending specialized workshops.
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.
The Peace, Trade & Development program (PTD) exposes participants to challenging learning experiences to master key concepts and tools in human security, global trade, social change and development.
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:
We prepare our graduates to craft policy solutions to 21st-century international policy and development challenges.
MA in International Policy and Development (MAIPD)
Pursuing higher education is achievable and affordable. We are committed to securing financial resources for our students.
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.
After working for years in international business, when Michael Blakely felt it was time to take his career to the next stage, he found the perfect program for his goals at MIIS and was recruited into his dream job in international trade before graduation.
The Monterey Institute’s new 18-month master’s degree program in international trade and economic diplomacy will feature two semesters in Monterey and one in Washington, DC.
We hope you will join our diverse international community on campus. Follow these steps to submit your application for fall or spring semester admission!
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See if you meet the admission requirements for your program of interest, particularly the foreign language proficiency requirements. If you have any questions about fulfilling these requirements, don't hesitate to contact us!
Noted political scientist and economist Dr. Francis Fukuyama will give a public lecture in the Monterey Institute’s Irvine Auditorium on Friday, April 18 to discuss “Economic Diplomacy and Global Governance in a Multi-polar World.”