As a graduate of Middlebury College, you can earn a Master’s degree and launch an international career in one year at the Institute.
Our Monterey Way curriculum will challenge you to grapple with global issues and create sustainable, culturally competent solutions. Thanks to the Middlebury-Monterey connection, we are delighted to offer future Middlebury graduates and qualified alumni the opportunity to complete their Master’s degree in one year.
Five of our graduate programs are currently participating in the Middlebury-Monterey integrated degree option:
- International Environmental Policy
- International Policy and Development
- Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies
- Teaching Foreign Language (TFL)
- Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Just as Middlebury pioneered the field of environmental studies, our MA in International Environmental Policy program prepares the next generation of leaders in governments, international organizations, and businesses around the world. We create courses that address the latest international trends and practice what we preach through the sustainable campus movement. You will have the opportunity to pursue one of three specializations: Energy and Climate Change, Sustainable Business, and Marine and Land Conservation. Learn more about required undergraduate coursework for this program.
Through our MA in International Policy and Development program, you can build upon your foundation in economics, political science, or international studies. Students may choose optional concentrations which include Complexity and Systems Thinking; Gender, Power, Identity; Human Rights and Advocacy; Human Security; Migration; Program and Policy Evaluation and Research Methods; and Social Change Organizational Management and Leadership.
Our graduates take the road less traveled, pursing a wide variety of careers as peacebuilding specialists, development consultants, trade analysts, and much more. Learn more about required undergraduate coursework for this program.
The world's first graduate program that combines these two fields, the MA in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies will equip you with the skills and expertise necessary to advocate for a nuclear weapon free world and respond to security threats from state and non-state actors. Through the Center for Nonproliferation Studies and MonTREP, our students have access to on-campus research opportunities, experts in their respective fields, and internships with international organizations such as the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). This program is open to Middlebury students from a wide variety of majors. Learn more about required undergraduate coursework for this program.
Our MA in Teaching Foreign Languages program will help you fine-tune your language skills and launch a career in education. Graduates are frequently offered positions as university professors, language program administrators, and educational technologists around the world. This program is recommended for students with a linguistics minor from Middlebury, and you must have a high proficiency level in your language of instruction to successfully apply. Learn more about required undergraduate coursework for this program.
The MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program will prepare you for myriad career opportunities in language education, while you benefit from the expertise of professors who are leaders in their field. The TESOL program is recommended for students with a linguistics minor from Middlebury, and there is no language proficiency requirement for native English speakers. However, if you are a non-native English speaker, please review the admissions requirements. Learn more about required undergraduate coursework for this program.