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¿Qué aprenderé?

Prepare yourself to bring positive change to today’s critical social problems—hunger, poverty, and powerlessness.

You must transfer in 60 credits from an accredited college or university and complete a 90-credit, six-semester program at the Institute. In addition to relevant course work, students choose one of eight specializations as well as a professional practicum, in which you can apply the specific policy and development skills you’ve learned in a hands-on field opportunity. Students also take intercultural competence courses and courses taught in their chosen language of study.

Specializations

Students choose one of the following specializations. You can find out more about what each specialization involves and how it can help shape your career plans with these detailed fact sheets.

Migration, Trafficking, and Human Security

  • Analyze trends and patterns in international migration, including human trafficking and associated challenges to human security
  • Gain professional skills to pursue careers in international organizations, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), advocacy groups, state agencies, and research institutes dealing with migration
  • Learn to develop and advocate for policies to protect migrants’ rights and improve social and economic conditions
  • Understand the domestic and international regimes that manage migration flows

Global Poverty and Inequality

  • Apply a range of tools from economics, international relations, data analysis, and political economy to address problems of poverty and inequality
  • Design and evaluate regional and national policies, and explore issues calling for international cooperation and global governance initiatives
  • Engage in serious and sustained inquiry into poverty across differing regions to develop plans to address it
  • Gain professional skills to pursue careers in the private sector, government, or NGOs doing consulting, management, and research
  • Study dimensions of poverty and inequality, including income, assets, gender, service access, and more

Human Rights, Gender, and Identity

  • Examine topics such as women’s participation in decision making in post conflict states, sexuality and violence against women, the role of men and masculinities, girls’ access to education, and advocacy for human rights
  • Gain professional skills to pursue positions as gender analysts, program officers, and trainers, as well as policy analysts and researchers at organizations promoting human rights/women’s human rights, social inclusion, and the integration of gender equity

Conflict Resolution and Social Justice

  • Explore how conflict interveners aim to minimize the destructive effects of conflict while using it as a vehicle to transform relationships and oppressive structures
  • Gain professional skills to pursue jobs at the grassroots level (community organizations, NGOs), the institutional level (international NGOs, research organizations, think tanks), and policy institutions (UN, World Bank, other major international organizations)
  • Learn to integrate theory, research, and practice through critical analysis, simulations, case studies, and internships
  • Reflect on personal ethics when dealing with social challenges such as migration, refugees, poverty, insecurity, discrimination, human rights violations, and environmental crisis
  • Strengthen conflict resolution skills, such as communication, listening, negotiation, mediation, and dialogue

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Design

  • Explore the analytical function of transforming information into data, and data into actionable knowledge
  • Gain professional skills to work

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Middlebury Institute of International Studies

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (150 horas de crédito)

Costos de estudio
US$44.766,00 por año
USD $22,383 per semester
Fecha de inicio

29 Agosto 2022, 23 Enero 2023

Lugar

Middlebury Institute of International Studies

460 Pierce Street,

MONTEREY,

California,

93940, United States

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes internacionales

Student must have undergraduate degree equivalent to US.

If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence of English proficiency from either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examinations. Your scores are valid for two years after the test date.

  • TOEFL preferred minimum: 80 overall
  • IELTS preferred minimum: 6.5 overall

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

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