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School of International Studies
George Wilson Hall
Kathleen Hastings
School of International Studies
George Wilson Hall
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, California 95211

Accelerated Master's degrees in Public Administration, International Policy and Development and Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, CA

The School of International Studies, in collaboration with The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS), offers students the opportunity to pursue a master's degree in Public Administration, International Policy and Development or Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies. This accelerated degree is designed to be completed within 18 months of entering, which is 1 semester earlier than the usual time required to complete a master's degree. See flow chart of the MOU for Academic Cooperation here.

Admissions Requirements
Candidates may apply for the master's programs as they near completion of the required courses at Pacific. MIIS welcomes applications form all Pacific alumni, but for consideration for an accelerated entry program in particular, these conditions apply:

1) All applicants must compete the coursework in the designated majors (International Relations, Global Studies, International Affairs & Commerce or Development & Cultural Change) within the prior 5 years of beginning the accelerated entry program.

2) Grades in all major courses must be a B or better.

3) Applicants must have relevant professional, internship, volunteer or abroad experience.

4) Support from the Director of International Studies at Pacific.

Application Process. Please visit for information excellence at the University of the Pacific as indicated by overall GPA, GPA in those courses relevant to a specific degree program, and other academic work indicating an ability to succeed at the graduate level

Application Fee Waiver.  Applicants from this program may receive an application fee waiver by visiting

Scholarship. To help defray tuition costs, admitted Pacific alumni will automatically receive a minimum scholarship of $10,000 per academic year when enrolling in any master's program at MIIS. Exceptional candidates may receive additional merit scholarship funds.

For more information, contact:

Mary-Lou Tyler, School of International Studies, University of the Pacific, 209.946.2650

Jill Stoffers,, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, 831.647.6571