Earn two degrees in three years as you gain the practical experience and advanced management training you need to launch your career in international education.

Our joint BA in International Policy and MA in International Education Management (Joint BA/MAIEM) is a transfer program that prepares graduates to design and lead educational programs that foster global competence, strengthen intercultural communication, and help the world’s people work together to solve challenging problems.

Start Term



In-Person and Online

Fall or Spring 150 (transfer 60) 6 semesters Monterey, California and Asynchronous

Transfer Program

You must transfer 60 credits from an accredited college or university and complete five semesters of coursework at the Institute in addition to a professional practicum in the sixth semester. Course work has a two-part focus:

  1. Developing an understanding of global issues and policy on wide-ranging topics including international economics, environmental sustainability, nuclear nonproliferation, and human rights.
  2. Designing and managing educational programs that help others to learn about global issues and work effectively in multicultural teams. Coursework in this area includes educational program design, assessment of learning, educational management,  intercultural communication and training, and equity and inclusion.

See the curriculum page for more details.

Study In-Person Online

You will take your BA courses in person at our Monterey, California campus. Your IEM courses will be online and asynchronous (no required live class meeting) through our online MA in International Education Management.

Program Details

Learn more about your faculty, careers and internships, and immersive learning opportunities by exploring the MA in International Education Management.

Tuition and Fees

Visit our tuition and fees page for detailed information. Please note that the Joint BA/MAIEM is a three-year program.

Next Steps