Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Academic Programs

The Institute offers professional graduate programs, and certificate and short-term programs, as well as a wide variety of language learning options. We educate and prepare students to be global change makers.

Earn a Master's Degree

International Policy and Development

Develop and promote fair and just policy solutions to international social and economic challenges. 


Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Identify and help manage international development opportunities for social change.


Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Global Impact Management

Manage risk and create positive social change in international business affected by increasingly complex and challenging issues. 


International Education Management

Prepare for international education careers in study abroad programs, student services, and government programs such as Fulbright and Education USA. 


International Environmental Policy

Develop the critical knowledge and skills to tackle complex environmental challenges, especially those posed by climate change. 


International Trade and Economic Diplomacy

Develop policy analysis and trade negotiation skills in Monterey and Washington, D.C., preparing you to work with businesses, governments, and civil society.


Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies

Develop the knowledge and skills to address the spread of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and respond effectively to terrorism.


Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Become a leader in ESL language education, in the U.S. and abroad, through our internationally recognized teacher education program.


Teaching Foreign Language (TFL)

Become a leader in foreign language education, in the U.S. and abroad, through our internationally recognized teacher education program.


Translation; Translation and Interpretation; or Conference Interpretation

Build your skills in translation, consecutive interpretation, and simultaneous interpretation in order to enhance cross-cultural understanding and communication.


Translation and Localization Management

Develop the skills for a rapidly growing industry focused on translation, technology, and project management.


Joint Degrees

Joint MBA/MA in International Environmental Policy

Build foundational and advanced skills in business and finance, as well as in the economic and policy concepts you need to tackle global environmental challenges. 


Joint MBA/MA in International Policy and Development

Develop skills for increasing business efficiencies and effectiveness by blending public and trade policy-based knowledge with business competencies.


Joint MPA/MA in International Education Management

With a multidisciplinary approach to education within the international development context, gain practical skills and tools while building in-depth management competencies for educational settings of all types.


Joint BA/MA Degrees

Earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in three years.

Obtaining a Second Degree

Students enrolled in a graduate program at the Middlebury Institute can add a second degree. A second degree requires a minimum of 30 credits in residence and satisfactory completion of all core requirements in addition to the requirements for the first degree.

Additional Programs

Peace Corps Programs
Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Fellows
Options for Peace Corps Service
Integrate Peace Corps experience into various degrees including MBA, MPA, International Policy and Development, International Environmental Policy, and TESOL.
Language Programs
Custom Language Services
English for Diplomats
Intensive English Programs
Language and Intercultural Studies
Summer Intensive Language Program
Professional Development / Certificate Programs
Certificate in International Development and Social Change
Conflict Resolution Certificate
Executive Education
Frontier Market Scouts
Financial Crimes Management
Intercultural Competence
Language Program Administration
Language Teaching
Nonproliferation Studies Certificate 
Spanish Community Interpreting Graduate Certificate
Teacher Training Programs
Terrorism Studies Certificate
TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Certificate
TFL (Teaching Foreign Languages) Certificate
Translation and Interpretation Professional Programs