Middlebury Institute of International Studies

Graduate School of International Policy and Management

Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies


460 Pierce Street

Monterey, CA 93940

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA in Nonproliferation and Terrorism

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The world's first Master's Degree in Nonproliferation and Terrorism studies is exclusively offered at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. The programs trains professionals for careers in analysis, prevention and response to terrorist threats and the spread of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs). All admitted students must enter with second language proficiency and must complete advanced foreign language study in that language during their studies in the program. The curriculum is delivered by policy, scientific and technical specialists. There is first-hand practical work experience through the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies or the Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program. Internship opportunities at organizations like the United Nations and the International Atomic Energy Agency afford students the opportunities to advance their careers as policy practitioners. The extensive alumni network in relevant governmental, international and private sector organizations makes this the world's premiere degree in non-proliferation and terrorism studies.


The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) provides internationally recognized, specialized accreditation for business programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral level. AACSB Accreditation is known, worldwide, as the longest standing, most recognized form of specialized/professional accreditation an institution and its business programs can earn. New England Association of Schools & Colleges (NEASC), a higher education accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

International Student Requirements:

Non-native English speakers must submit TOEFL or IELTS scores. You may waive this requirement if you've attended college or university in the U.S. or UK.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

In State Tuition (per year): 36000 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 36000 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize Suburb

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