professional development

We welcome Anna Pederson and Felicia Tapia as they join CPD for the 2019-20 academic year.

We welcome Nicole Burnett, Katherine Butler and Austin Maddox as they join CPD for the 2018-19 academic year.

February 13, 2018

Find out where some of our Summer Institute alumni are today!

The USC Center on Public Diplomacy (CPD) has over ten years of training the world's public diplomats through our cutting-edge professional education program which integrates academic scholarship and real-world problem-solving.

The 2016 two-week program reflected the fast-changing diplomacy landscape while providing a wide range of hands-on skills and analytical capabilities essential for high-impact public diplomacy practice. The 2016 summer curriculum included:

Applications accepted now through April 1.

A new agreement between the University of Montana, Missoula County Public Schools and their Japanese counterpart aims to increase educational exchange opportunities. Representatives from UM and MCPS met with a delegation from the Kumamoto prefecture of Japan on Tuesday to sign a memorandum of understanding that will bring more student exchange and professional development opportunities to Missoula.